hospitals receive equipment worth 230,000 dollars
Agogo (Ash), Sept 25, GNA - The Agogo Presbyterian
Hospital and the Konongo-Odumase Government Hospital
have taken delivery of hospital equipment worth 230,000
The equipment, which included surgical beds, anaesthetic
machines and hospital beds, were donated by the
Association of Asante Akim Citizens living in Canada.
Mr. Alex Asante, Chairman of the association who handed
over the equipment to the hospitals at separate
ceremonies, said the donation was their widow's mite
towards the improvement on health delivery in their
He said the association was committed to the welfare of
the people back home and would continue to support
health facilities and educational institutions in the
Mr. Thomas Mensah, General Manager of the Agogo
Presbyterian Hospital who received the equipment,
commended the association for the donation.
He appealed to the association to consult the hospital
in their subsequent donations to ensure prioritised
equipment is provided to make them useful.
Nana Batafo Akyeampong Nti, Chief of Konongo, said the
association had been contributing to the development of
the area and appealed to the government to waive taxes
on such equipment to encourage Ghanaians abroad to
support local institutions.