The Tema District Women's Home and Overseas Missionary Society (WH&OMS) of the African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E) Zion Church has presented some sanitary items to the maternity unit of the Tema Polyclinic.
The items which were given to the mothers at the clinic included baby soaps, diapers, antiseptics, towels and tissue papers worth GHS2,000.
Presenting the items, Madam Christine Atsupi Tudzi, the District President of the WH & OMS in Tema said the gesture was part of the group's mandate to see to the welfare of mothers and their newborns.
According to her, the group decided to donate the sanitary items to help maintain clean and safe wards of the hospital in the wake of the Coronavirus outbreak.
She added that although the government had put in place stringent measures to curb the pandemic, it behooves on every individual to ensure that all the safety protocols were followed.
“Caring for the needy was a sure way of keeping faith with them and giving hope to those who needed them” she stated.
Madam Tudzi was hopeful that the items will be put to good use and to the benefit of all inmates OF the hospital.
Receiving the items, Madam Matilda Akuaku, a Senior Midwifery Officer, expressed her appreciation to the group for the gesture and called on other benevolent individuals and institutions to support the unit in order to deliver quality services.
Madam Hamda Yakubu, a mother at the ward, who received some of the items during the visit to the Polyclinic expressed gratitude to the group and promised to put the items to good use.
She said she was committed to adhering to the safety protocols to ensure the safety of herself, her baby and her entire family.
Pix (1) Mrs. Cynthia Serwaa Dogbe (2nd right), the Missionary Supervisor of the Western West Africa Episcopal District of the A.M.E Zion Church presenting some of the items to Madam Matilda Akuaku (3rd left), a Senior Midwifery Officer. With them are some members of the group.