Yendi Hospital receives $140,000 medical equipment
2016-01-03 12:45:17This article has been read 382 times.A medical team from Missouri in the United States, in collaboration with Ghana Baptist Convention Churches (GBC) in Yendi in the Northern Region, has donated $140,000 worth of drugs to Yendi Municipal Hospital.
The donation was done in partnership with Care for Ghana, a non-governmental organisation.
Some of the equipment include, large quantity of anesthesia machines, catheters and supplies, clip appliers and non sterile, stethoscope, examination tables, tillers, sterile gowns, blades with handles, boxes of gloves, surgical and boxes of masks.
Reverend Emmanuel Kwabena Mustapha, Baptist Missionary incharge in North Eastern Mission Field, who presented the equipment on behalf of the team to the Hospital, said GBC in partnership with Care for Ghana has mobilised a team of 44 doctors and nurses for an outreach programme in the hospital.
He said the American surgeons and gynaecologists would be in the hospital to render specialist services in the area of surgery, obstetrics and gynaecology.
Rev Mustapha said other cases to be handled include hernia, thyroid, soft, tissue masses, hysterectomy, breast masses and bowel surgery.
Dr Ayuba Abdulai, Municipal Medical Superintendent, expressed satisfaction for the donation, which included the much needed incubators.
He said this was not the first time the medical team had visited the hospital and expressed the hope that others would emulate their example.
Alhaji Issah Zakaria Municipal Chief Executive lauded the GBC for its development assistance to the municipality.
Kumpakuya Na Yakubu Abdulai Andani, Regent of Dagbon in a speech read on his behalf thanked the team of doctors include Dr Jonathan Limpert, Surgeon, Dr Patricia Limpert, Surgeon, Dr Carlton Gynaecologist and Dr James Cassat.