Dodowa — Road Sense Organisation (SSO), a street security advocacy organisation has donated objects price GH¢37,500 to the Accident Unit of the Shai Osudoku District Hospital within the Larger Accra Area.
The objects, together with 50 branded mattresses and 30 cartons of washing cleaning soap are to assist the hospital of their operations.
Making the presentation on Tuesday at Dodowa, Mrs Gloria Laryea, the Trustee of SSO pressured the necessity to promote street security within the nation to guard lives and properties.
She stated street accidents affected the nation’s human useful resource and economic system, including that hospitals had been the primary level of name and wanted to be supplied with sources to assist victims throughout emergencies.
“The nation is saddled with street accidents which claims valuable lives and properties, therefore the necessity to accomplice stakeholders within the transport sector such because the Nationwide Highway Security Fee, Ghana Highways and the Motor Visitors and Transport Division of the Ghana Police Service,” she added.
Mrs Laryea assured the general public of SSO dedication to extend consciousness on guidelines and rules governing using roads to make sure sanity on the roads.
She urged the general public, particularly drivers to abide by the street security rules to avoid wasting lives and properties.
Mrs Laryea counseled the administration and employees of hospital for his or her dedication in contributing to healthcare supply within the nation and warranted of their steady assist to assist them obtain their targets.
The Medical Director of the Hospital, Dr Kennedy Tettey Coffie Brightson, who obtained the objects stated the hospital was located on accident-prone street.
“Typically victims of street accidents are delivered to the hospital and we even grow to be overwhelmed, with these mattresses and bins of cleaning soap it could add as much as what we already should assist us in reaching our mandate,” he added.
He expressed fear over the incidence the place skilled nurses and specialised well being employees had been leaving the nation for greener pastures, and known as on authorities to deal with the scenario.
Relating one of many achievements of the hospital, Dr Brightson acknowledged that they recorded zero maternal dying inside a interval of 5 years, including that throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the hospital noticed enhance in deliveries of 96 per cent.
He counseled the administration of SSO for the sort gesture and warranted that the objects can be used for the meant function.
Dr Brightson appealed to different organisation to emulate the SSO and donate to the hospital.