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Bliss GVS Pharma Ghana Donates Antimalarial Drugs Worth GH¢300,000 to Regional Hospitals

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Bliss GVS Pharma Ghana, a pharmaceutical company, has donated antimalarial drugs and other essential medicines worth GH¢300,000 to three regional hospitals ahead of this year’s World Malaria Day celebration. The donation is in line with the company’s ACT for Africa campaign to make Africa a malaria-free continent. The beneficiary health institutions are the Upper West Regional Hospital, Tamale Teaching Hospital and the Ho Teaching Hospital.

Bliss GVS Pharma Ghana representatives, Ibrahim Mumuni Seidu and Kwame Kumi, expressed the company’s commitment to supporting the Ghanaian health sector with quality medicines. “We have been supporting the fight against malaria for many years now, and we believe this donation will help reduce the disease burden in the regions in the long run,” Ibrahim said.

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Mr Kumi also stated that the company will continue donating in other regions the artemisinin-based combination products including the LONART range, P-ALAXIN, and GSUNATE as part of the donation.

The Upper West Regional Hospital Medical Director, Dr Robert Amesiya, who received the medicines on behalf of the hospital said, “this donation is timely and will contribute to long-term assistance for malaria eradication efforts in the afflicted areas. Bliss GVS Pharma’s visit and donation to us are appreciated and we thank them”.

Receiving the donation on behalf of the Tamale Teaching Hospital, the Director of Pharmacy, Dr Salifu Tiah, indicated that last year’s donation had a good impact on healthcare delivery at the hospital. The Pharmacy Manager, Internal Medicine SubBMC, Ho Teaching Hospital, Wisdom Adzaku, also expressed gratitude for the donation and thanked the company for the gesture.

The donations were followed by health talks at the Community Health Nursing Training College, Tamale and Ho Nurses Training College. Bliss GVS Pharma Ghana’s donation will go a long way in reducing the disease burden of malaria in the country, and it is a welcome development in the fight against malaria in Ghana.

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