COVID-19: Ibrahim Mahama donates ultra-modern anaesthetic machine to UGMC

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The Chief Executive Officer of Engineers & Planners Ltd, Mr. Ibrahim Mahama has donated a brand new ultra modern Drager Fabius plus anaesthetic machine to the COVID theatre of the University of Ghana Medical Centre (UGMC) to support the hospital and government fight against COVID-19.

This is part of total of ten that will later be distributed to various health facilities across the country.

The UGMC currently has two anaesthetic machines, with today’s donation making it three.

The Presentation was done on behalf of the Mr. Ibrahim Mahama by his aide Mr. Rafik Mahama at the UGMC on Monday.

He said, “Mr. Ibrahim Mahama donation is intended to help the fight against COVID-19 in the country. With UGMC being one of the main referral centers for treating critically ill patients, it’s important the hospital is fully equipped in order to help reduce the increasing mortality rate among the critically ill patients.”

Also, he said similar donations will be done across other health facilities on a later date.

For her part, Director of Operations of UGMC, Mrs. Lucy Ayeh Brimpong expressed gratitude on receipt of the items saying the anesthesia machine will be extremely helpful to the centre when treating critically ill COVID-19 patients.

This is part of series of donations the business mogul has undertaken since the COVID-19 pandemic started in March.

In April he made donations to the National Chief Imam, Christ the King Church, Saint. James Catholic Church-Osu, various organizations and individuals, etc. This was done to feed 10,000 households. In May, he made a similar donation to the visually impaired pensioners.