The Ghana Upstream Petroleum Chamber has donated a consignment of PPE to the 37 Military Hospital to help protect the doctors, nurses and other medical personnel on the frontline in the fight against the Corona Virus. PPE have become essential for frontline healthcare workers and is in short supply in many parts of the world, given the high demand for it. The items will go a long way to protect Ghanaian frontline healthcare workers who are doing all in their power to provide support and treatment to COVID Patients. The items donated include Surgical Masks, Disposable Gloves, Disposable Gowns, Disposable Coveralls, Protective Goggles, Shoe Covers, Head Covers, Face Shields, Croc Slippers and Wellington Boots.
Receiving the items on behalf of the hospital, the Commander at 37 Military Hospital, Brig. Gen Nii Adjah Obodai, said “we need the supply of PPE, so that the people who have designated themselves as frontline workers, are protected. It is very much appreciated and I’m encouraging all others to help, so that together we can fight the virus”.
Presenting the items, the Chief Executive Officer of the Chamber, Mr. David Ampofo said “the pandemic has created unprecedented disruption the world over and the priority for the industry now is the health and safety of all. We support the government’s efforts aimed at preventing the virus from spreading. Our lives are in the hands of our heroic healthcare workers whom we must do all in our power to protect as they go about their daily duties”.
The membership of the Chamber includes Tullow Ghana Ltd, Kosmos Energy, Anardarko Ghana, Aker Energy Ghana Ltd, Vitol Upstream Ghana Ltd, ENI Ghana, MODEC Production Services Ghana JV, Subsea 7 Volta Contractors Ltd, AGM Petroleum Ghana and Cirrus Energy Ltd.