Enterprise Group Donates To 3 Health Outfits

Daniel Larbi-Tieku Chief Finance Officer, Enterprise Group, presenting a dummy cheque to an official of the Greater Accra Regional Hospital

Enterprise Group has made donations worth Gh¢100,000 cash and Gh¢20
million insurance cover to three health institutions to aid in the containment
and further spread of the novel Coronavirus popularly known as COVID-19 in the
country.

The three institutions are the Noguchi Memorial Institute for
Medical Research, the Greater Accra Regional Hospital and the Ghana Health
Service (GHS).

The Greater Accra Regional Hospital, Ridge, also
received an amount of Gh¢40,000 to aid in the purchase of equipment and
consumables for the management of the COVID-19 isolation centre at the hospital
while the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research received an amount of
Gh¢60,000 to support the purchase of COVID-19 testing equipment for over 2,000
people.

The GHS, on the other hand, also received a
life insurance and ‘peace of mind’ cover with a total sum assurance of Gh¢20
million for all frontline medical staff involved in the treatment and
management of the COVID-19.

Speaking at the donation ceremony, the Chief Finance
Officer (CFO) of Enterprise Group, Mr. Daniel Larbi-Tieku, stressed that the
nature and global spread of the COVID-19 called for “critical actions and a
concerted effort” by all in managing and containing the pandemic.

“This is a novel virus that has its tentacles
in every part of the world now. Its nature and rate of spread should be the
concern of every human being.

“The world requires the support of all in
fighting the virus and it is critical that we all contribute to the actions
being taken,” Mr. Larbi-Tieku said.

Mr. Larbi-Tieku also stated
that Enterprise Group, in complying with international and national protocols
required in helping stem the spread of the disease and in the interest of
public safety, encouraged its clients to patronize the company’s electronic
channels such as the mobile app, USSD portals and also the contact centre for
prompt services.

He further urged Ghanaians to keep themselves
and others safe by strictly adhering to good personal and respiratory hygiene.

The first case of the COVID-19 was announced in
December 2019 in Wuhan China. The World Health Organization (WHO) on March 11,2020 declared COVID-19 as a global pandemic after it spread throughout
the world. On March 12, 2020, Ghana recorded its first two cases after two
persons suspected of carrying the virus were tested positive.

By Nii Adjei Mensahfio

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