Ghana’s leading pharmaceutical company, Ernest Chemist, has made a cash donation of 100,000,00 cedis to the Covid-19 Trust Fund at the Jubilee House.
The donation, according to the firm, forms part of the company’s social responsibility programmers and further helps the government to implement measures aimed at eradicating the coronavirus pandemic which has killed eight people and infected 636 in Ghana.
The pharmaceutical giant also donated medical supplies including disinfectants, sanitisers, pain killers, examination gloves, to the Tamale Teaching Hospital, Volta Regional Health Directorate as well as the Kwahu Atibie Hospital.
These donations, together with previous ones at the Ridge and Tema General Hospitals formed part of the company’s contribution to help promote the safety of health professionals to help in treating infected coronavirus patients and to argument government’s efforts in the fight against the pandemic.
Brands manager at Ernest Chemist, Sharon Anim, who presented the cash cheque, said the company is confident in government’s measures implemented to deal with the pandemic.
Chairperson of the Covid-19 trust fund, Sophia Akufo indicated the trust will be transparent in the Management and utilisation of the funds accrued so far.