The National Lottery Authority (NLA), has presented four incubators valued at Gh¢ 56,000 to the Volta Regional Hospital in Ho.
The donation, which forms part of the Authority’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), is to complement the efforts of the medical staff to enhance neo-natal care at the Children’s hospital.
The hospital, prior to the presentation, had three old incubators ,which were inadequate.
In an interview with Mrs Kessewaah Dolphyne, the Corporate Communications Manager of NLA in Accra , the donation, she said was made on behalf of the Authority by Reuben Baye, the Volta Regional Sales Manager of the Authority, to the Management of the Hospital.
She indicated that, the NLA, was touched by the plight of the Hospital when the chiefs of the Asogli State made the requisition on behalf of the Hospital.
Mrs. Dolphyne, charged the Management of the Hospital to put the equipment to good use.
She said, the NLA was keen on investing in the health of the people and that included the resourcing of hospitals with equipment to reduce infant
The Corporate Communications Manager, added that the monies of the people who played NLA’s games and did not win, went into supporting such projects, which inured to the benefit of society, thus either way one was still a winner.
Dr Lord Mensah, the Head of the Children’s Department, on behalf of the Management of the hospital, thanked the NLA for their support and also thanked the chief of Ho Heve, Togbe Anikpe III, and the chiefs of the Asogli State, for soliciting the support on behalf of the Hospital.