China Donates Anti-Malaria Drugs To Ghana

The Chinese Embassy has donated anti- malaria drugs to the Ministry of Health in Accra, with the aim of fighting Malaria and meeting the demand of Ghanaians.

Minister for Health, Hon Joseph Yieleh Chireh, disclosed that the supply of anti-malaria drugs begun in 2007 as part of a proposal for China to support Ghana to control malaria.

The donation, he said is given on a yearly basis but subject to annual reviews and worth US$ 468,000, adding that this year marks the fifth batch of the donation.

The Economic and Commercial Counselor of the Chinese Embassy, Gao Wenzhi, said apart from the donation of anti-malaria drugs yearly, the Chinese government has built a 100 bed capacity General Hospital in Teshie and has dispatched a Chinese medical team to collaborate with the doctors at Korle Bu Teaching Hospital.

Source: ISD

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  1. ummm so a donated batch of malaria drugs ummm.So are the people going to pay full price or at a discount or will it be used for families of government for free

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