The newly built Lordina Foundation Maternity and Children’s Ward at the Bole District Hospital has been operationalized and has started receiving patients.
This follows the provision of the required soft furnishings, additional medical accessories and supplies by former First Lady and President of the Lordina Foundation, Mrs Lordina Dramani Mahama,in celebration of their thirtieth marriage anniversary.
The items presented include bedside lockers, pillows, blankets, bed sheets, pillowcases, surgical gloves, theatre gowns, masks, stethoscopes, gallons of detergents, hand sanitisers and sanitizer stations.
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Other items handed over by Mrs Mahama to enable the hospital to start using the new facility are a mobile ultra-scan machine, blood pressure monitors, autoclaves for the Sterilisation room, a vaccine refrigerator, trolleys for the theatre and delivery rooms, baby bassinets, manual vacuum extractors, delivery and cesarean sets, and oxygen monitors.
The Lordina Foundation also provided desks, chairs and a refrigerator for the doctors and nurses offices, lockers for filing and a reception desk with chairs.
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Mrs Mahama, together with the district health and hospital management went on a tour of the facility and interacted with some of the first set of patients that were admitted into the wards.
Kunfugusi Wurche, Hajia Fati Benedicta Skido-Achulo, on behalf of the traditional authorities urged the hospital management to ensure the maintenance of the facility.