The Member of Parliament for Jomoro, Madam Samia Yaba Nkrumah has presented hospital equipment worth 20,000 dollars to the Half Assini Government hospital.
The items include one carton Alcohol and detadine each, 2 cartons scrub brushing and skin prep Kits, 20 carton Epitural and spinal needles, one carton sutures nutritional supplement fomala and 2 fluids.
The rest were 2 canes, three walkers, two pair of crutches, two wheel chairs, one carton bed linens, towels and non-sterile exam gloves.
Madam Nkrumah said the items were donated by the Vergual Foundation, a non governmental organisation in the United States of America for women in parliament.
She said the donation by Vergual was to encourage women in parliament with their work hence the gift to be given to any public institutions in their constituencies.
Madam Nkrumah who is the newly elected National Chairman of the Convention Peoples’ Party (CPP), used the opportunity to thank the NGO for its kind gesture and appealed to authorities of the hospital to use the items judiciously.
She promised to provide the hospital with a mechanized bore-hole, an ambulance and a shed before the end of her tenure of office.
Mr Godswill Domie, Administrator of the hospital who received the items on behalf of the hospital, thanked Madam Nkrumah for coming to the aid of the hospital.
Nana Ackah Azane Etwebewu, Omankrado of Half Assini who deputized for chief of the town, appealed for the fencing of the hospital to prevent animals from entering its environs.