The Chief Executive Officer of Engineers & Planners Ltd, Ibrahim Mahama has donated a brand new ultra-modern Drager Fabius plus anaesthetic machine to the COVID theatre of the University of Ghana Medical Center.
It is to support the hospital and government's fight against COVID-19.
It is part of a total of ten anaesthetic machines that will be distributed to various health facilities across the country.
Â The UGMC currently has only two anaesthetic machines, with today's donation making it three.Â
The Presentation was done on behalf of the Ibrahim Mahama by his aide Rafik Mahama at the UGMC today, Monday 13, 2020.
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.
Similar donations will be done across other health facilities on a later date.Â
Director of Operations of UGMC, Mrs. Lucy Ayeh Brimpong expressed gratitude on receipt of the anaesthetic machine saying it will be extremely helpful to theÂ centre when treatingÂ critically ill COVID-19 patients.