Against this backdrop, Aptech Africa through the Ministry of Health and Sanitation has donated twelve solar panels to the Macauley Street Government hospital as part of it readiness to complementing government efforts in the area of health care delivery services.
According to the Business Development Manager of Aptech Africa, Laura Corcoran the solar panels would greatly assist and further enhance the operational conducts of nurses and doctors, in terms of responding to emergency cases.
Laura Corcoran furthered that Aptech Africa usually ensuring that people have access to water and electricity in every part of the country and to make sure that solar facility become affordable and accessible in every homes.
In his contribution, the deputy Minister of Health I Madina Rahman applauded Aptech for the gesture and went on to state that Aptech Africa had always provided support to Sierra Leone’s health care delivery institutions .
Madina Rahman said the donated solar would be essential to the hospital and the community, including patients presently hospitalized at the hospital.
The medical officer attached to the Macaulay Street hospital, Omale Anthony stated that the twenty-four hours electricity supply would increase the output of their work, whiles pointing out that, as nurses and doctors would not be able to function effectively and efficiently without electricity.
On her part, the Deputy Minister of Health II, Zulaitu Cooper thanked the company for the gesture and further noted that the hospital serves a large community and electricity happened to be a much needed facility that would enhance the performance of staff of the hospital.