Church of Pentecost supports MOH to combat COVID-19
The Church of Pentecost (CoP), in partnership with Tobinco Pharmaceuticals, has donated personal protective logistics worth GHS 45,000.00 to the Ministry of Health (MoH) in support of efforts by the Government in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic in Ghana.
The items, which include coveralls, nose masks, N95 Respirators, face shields, goggles, aprons, examination gloves, heavy-duty gloves, gumboots and hand sanitizers, among others.
The items were presented to the Deputy Health Minister, Hon. Alexander Kodwo Kom Abban, by the Chairman of the church, Apostle Eric Nyamekye, on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, during a strategic meeting with directors of nursing and midwifery institutions in the country held at the national office of the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana (NM&C) in Accra.
The church has released 10 cinema vans to the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) to be used for nationwide public education on COVID-19 in Ghana.
This intervention by the church is aimed at augmenting the Government’s efforts towards ending the spread of COVID-19 by intensifying public awareness creation in the wake of the outbreak of the deadly disease.
The vans, fitted with public address systems, were officially handed over to the Deputy Minister of Health, Hon. Alexander Kodwo Kom Abban, on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the church and the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE).