Executives of Rotary Club of Cornwall Sunrise and Buruli Ulcer Victims Aid Foundation (BUVA) have paid a courtesy call on the Paramount Chief of Kukuom traditional council Osahene Kwaku Atakyi.
The visit was to officially introduce themselves to the traditional leadership of the area and to again give them a first hand hearing on some life touching developmental support the duo have intended to put up for the community and other areas within Asunafo South district.
The leadership of Rotary Club of Cornwall Sunrise and BUVA during the traditional engagement with Chief and elders informed them on projects including the ongoing construction of a 40 feet container clinic at Mfrekrom, training of health workers and Community volunteers on Burili Ulcer, Leprosy and Yaws infection.
The visit was followed by the donation of medical equipment to Kukuom Health Center which has now been upgraded to a District HospitaI.
The items were; mattresses, examination beds, wheel chairs, geriatric chairs, x-ray viewer, walkers, emergency evacuation pads, a set of dressing tools, adult diapers, crutches among others.
Briefing GHANA BULLETIN ONLINE exclusively after a day’s training of health workers at Kukuom health directorate, the founder and leader of BUVA FOUNDATION Mr Emmanuel Agumah and Mr Peter Labelle, President for Rotary Club of Cornwall Sunrise jointly underscored the support as part of their quest to assist underprivileged communities in Ghana.
BUVA Foundation and Rotary Club of Cornwall Sunrise they strongly noted are always poised towards ensuring that deprived communities are offered all the needed health assistance through every means possible so as to salvage them from infectious diseases.
By Enock Akonnor, Editor-in-chief