YPO Ghana Chapter, Makes Emergency Paediatric Product At Sunyani Local Hospital


The Ghana Chapter of the Young President Enterprise (YPO) has fixed up an unexpected emergency Paediatric Unit to stop preventable and needless fatalities and take the growing cases of youngster mortality at the Sunyani Regional Clinic under control. YPO is a Combined States-based global command community of incredible chief executives, with more than 25, 000 members from 142 countries. Because regard, the Ghana chapter has shown modern medical devices and equipment respected US$100, 000 to the unit.

They will include brand new patient monitors, infusion pumps, suction machines, hospital beds, several consumables, autoclaves, firearm thermometers, examination signals, soap dispensers and others. In addition, the Chapter shown three incubators, two radiant warmers, newborn courts and phototherapy machines to the Neonatal Intensive Product (NICU) of the hospital. Mrs Emefa Awuah-Darko, the Other half Partner Officer, Ghana Chapter, YPO stated worry about the lack of modern medical devices and equipment in health facilities, contributing to rising cases of child mortality in the land.

She therefore burdened the readiness of the Chapter to generate a impact towards halting mortality and newborn deaths in the country, saying the chapter designed to prolong the gesture to other deprived local hospitals. Mrs Awauh-Darko expressed the expect that with the setting up of the machine and the medical devices, the child mortality rate would be produced under the simplest minimum. Dr Capital Newton, the Health care Director of the Hospital, described those items as mind coming, and promised to ensure that they were used for the intended goal and maintained as well.

He stated appreciation to the YPO for the gesture, saying “we never thought this could be a reality”, and become a huge hit some other organizations and corporate bodies to come to the aid of a healthcare facility. Doctor Newton expressed soreness that many of the medical devices and machines at the hospital were now obsolete, expressing the facility was also under-going serious financial stress and appealed for support. Dr Mrs Esinam Ama Nyarko, a Paediatrician and the Head of the Paediatric Unit of the Hospital later told newsmen that only one of the three incubators at the NICU was functioning.

As being a referral facility, your woman indicated child fatality remained high, but added the product had put in place interventions to regulate the situation. “We have intensified community education in the airwaves and in the local residential areas on the need for expecting mothers to attend regular antenatal and post-natal centers prevent childbirth complications”. Dr Nyarko also appealed for a young child friendly ambulance, proving the fact that many parents wasn't able to afford the charge of the mat when peculiar circumstances were referred to the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Kumasi.

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