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Accra Psychiatric to raise GHc500,000 to support the hospital


By: Fred Yaw Sarpong

The management of the Accra Psychiatric Hospital will this week raise about GHc500,000 at it maiden fundraising dinner in Accra.

The amount GHc500,000 will be use for refurbishment and purchasing of the equipment such as Biochemistry Analyzer, Haematology Analyzer, Electroconvulsive Therapy Machine, Anaesthetic Machine among others.

Speaking to the Daily Express, Mr. Emmanuel Aboagye, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) at the hospital mentioned that apart from the items listed above, the hospital lacks good toileting facilities, unavailability of medication and inadequate staffing.

Others are lack of beds, lack of bed sheet, shortage of thermometers, shortage of detergents, painting, cracked roofs, lack of food, and among others.

He stated that if they are able to raise this amount, it’s going to help them improve the condition at the hospital.

The management has invited dignitaries from the government, the industry players, our suppliers, government agencies, churches and other private institutions to come and support the hospital.

The General Public is encouraged to donate towards realization of the set target of GHc500,000.


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