MONTSERRADO COUNTY, LIBERIA-Three Clinics in Rural Montserrado County have benefited from the donation of infection protective control items from WaterAid – Liberia.
The clinics include White Plains, Crozier Ville and Harrisburg health centers.
Presenting the items, the Chief Executive Officer of Evangelical Children Rehabilitation (ECREP), Abraham Powell, said the donation is part of water Aid WASH in health program and also intended to combat the corona virus at the three clinics.
Mr. Powell urged beneficiaries to use the items to put in place high hygiene standards at the three clinics.
He said:” Besides the IPC items donated, the British Charity has been involved in the construction of modern latrines, the erection of water towers and the installation of solar lights at the three clinics.”
Through Water Aid, ECREP has also furnished delivery rooms at the clinics.
Mr. Powell urged the clinics to use the IPC items for the purpose intended and make report to his organization, if they are running low on supplies.
He said as Liberia battles the coronavirus, it was important for health workers to be protected using IPC items.
Receiving the items, Careysburg District Health Officer, George Davies, thanked Water Aid –Liberia and ECREP for providing the IPC items. “It would help fight the coronavirus and other infectious diseases”, Mr. Davies added.
The Careysburg District Health Officer said the IPC materials came at a time when the clinics needed them desperately.
Mr. Davies assured ECREP and Water Aid that the clinic will use the items wisely, as they provide health delivery services to the people in these three areas.
Also speaking, the Supervisor of the Environmental Health Technicians of Montserrado County Supervisor, Henry Bundor, commended Water Aid and ECREP for thinking about the three clinics.
Mr. Bundor encouraged other partners of government to emulate the good example of Water Aid by contributing to clinics around the country, especially during this time of a major health crisis in the Country.
The three clinics received sterile gloves, heavy duty gloves , Disposal gloves , surgical nose masks, chloride Dettol , hand sanitizers, hand soap, Alcohol hand rub, tissues, powder soap buckets with faucet, buckets mob , brooms and waste bans.