CalBank Ghana has given a lot of Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) esteemed at GH¢ 230,000 to four Hospitals in Ghana on Monday,1st June, 2020. The Board of Directors, Management and Staff of CalBank made this gift to these medical clinics.
The recipient Hospitals are the University of Ghana Medical Center in Accra, the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in the Ashanti Region, the Effia Nkwanta Regional Hospital in the Western Region and the Tamale Teaching Hospital in the Northern Region of Ghana.
The items gave included Gloves, Face Shields, Surgical Masks, Hand Sanitizers, Disinfectant Bleach, Disposable Gowns, Nurse Caps, Anti-bacterial Liquid Soaps, Alcohol-based Surface Disinfectants, Rubbing Alcohol, Infra-red Thermometer Guns, Goggles and Rubber Boots. These things were financed altogether from the liberal commitments from the Board members and staff of CalBank.
Back in April 2020, CalBank gave GH¢ 200,000 to the Covid-19 National Trust Fund which was officially proclaimed by the President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo. Notwithstanding the sum donated to the Trust Fund, CalBank had already contributed to the GH¢ 10 million presented by the Ghana Association of Bankers to help the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Board of Directors, Management and Staff liberally raised the funds to buy PPEs for use by the health care staff who are working resolutely to battle the Covid-19 pandemic.
The donations and contributions will go far to help ease dissatisfactions on insufficient defensive riggings, support their reaction rate to the continuous battle against the coronavirus. It will also protect the front line workers who are confronted day by day with the unforgiving real factors of managing these cases.
Meanwhile, the Medical Directors of the respective offices communicated their significant gratefulness to staff of CalBank for raising such funds to buy the PPEs for the health institutions.
They guaranteed that the items will be effectively utilized and encouraged corporate bodies and institutions to keep on supporting the battle against the Coronavirus pandemic.