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UNMISS GHANCOY 2 DONATES MEDICAL SUPPLIES TO THE AWEIL GOVERNMENT HOSPITAL

The Ghana Independent Infantry Company 2 (GHANCOY 2) in collaboration with the Relief

Reintegration and Protection (RRP) of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS),

Aweil Field Office, has donated various pharmaceutical products to the Aweil Government

Hospital in Aweil, South Sudan.

The brief ceremony was held at the premises of the hospital on Friday, 19 June 2020, as part of

the Company’s Civil Military Cooperation (CIMIC) to support the hospital’s Pediatric Unit. The

Officer Commanding (OC) Lt Col Daniel Ampadu in his address said the gesture was to aid

essential health care of children especially at the onset of the rainy season coupled with its

corresponding health challenges. He added that the items would have been delivered months

earlier but international flight restrictions due to the COVID 19 pandemic delayed the gesture.

The Director of the Aweil Government Hospital Dr. Reech Matchok, who received the items on

behalf of the facility, expressed gratitude for the continued support extended to the hospital, since

the insertion of GHANCOY. He intimated that the donation was timely as the facility was faced

with challenges regarding medications and as such, the items would help to meet

the health needs of the people of Aweil. Dr Matchok added that various assistance from the

company continues to strengthen the partnership between GHANCOY and the communities in

which they operate.

GHANCOY which received the drug donation from Pharmanova Ghana and Tobinco Pharmaceutical

Company, intends to extend similar assistance to other health care facilities in the

neighbouring communities.