Over $4 Million Medical Equipment and assorted drugs Donated to three Government hospitals across Sierra Leone…….
In-line with President Julius Maada Bio commitment in improving healthcare services in Sierra Leone, the Deputy Minister of Health and Sanitation, madam Princess Dugba, together with senior management officials from the ministry has on 27th & 28th July, 2022 handed over ten-truck loads of medical equipment and assorted drugs to Moyamba, Bo and Kenema Goverment Hospitals.
The Government of Sierra Leone, together with Ministry of Health and Sanitation continues to gallantly work towards guaranteeing not only quality and reliable care but also doing so in a comfortable environment.
Handing over these equipment, the Deputy Minister of Health and Sanitation, Mrs. Princess Dugba, encouraged the management of these facilities to urgently assemble the equipment in the ward for quality services to the people of these communities.
Madam Dugba, said the government is strongly and relentlessly working towards transforming Healthcare service delivery in the country.
She maintained that government is not only investing in health infrastructure and medical supplies but also human resource as evident in the 1,000 Pin-Codes allotted to the the ministry.
Madam Princess Dugba, re-echoed that the Minister of Health and Sanitation, Dr. Austin Demby has declared 2022 a year of prompt delivery; construction and rehabilitation of, including medical supplies to hospitals across the country sit at the centre of that delivery.
She highlighted some of the equipments such as, Mobile ultra-Sound Scanner,
Oxygen Concentrators, Resuscitators, Bed Screens, Standard Hospital Beds, Bedsides Cabinets, Motorola Digital Radios, Stretchers, Infusion Stands, Anesthetic Drugs and other Assorted Drugs.
In his statement the Deputy Chief Medical Officer clinical in the Ministry of Health and Sanitatio Dr. Med Mustapha Kabba, encouraged the community to take responsibility for these equipment, he encouraged them to work closely with the facilities in improving healthcare service delivery.
He said the distribution of these equipment to hospitals is to achieve quality medical services.
Receiving these items, Medical Superintendent in these hospitals affirmed their strong commitment to using these items for their intended purposes and assured management of working with community stakeholders to ensure transparency and accountability.
In attendance the Deputy Chief Medical Officer Clinical, the Director Hospitals and Ambulance Services, the Director Hospitals Inspection, the Project Manager HSS, the Managing Director NMSA and the Comms-Unit MoHS.
Similar handing over in other districts will soon commence.
“2022, year of prompt Delivery”
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