Liberia: Water Aid Donates IPC Materials to 3 Health Centers

In an effort to combat the novel corona virus in the country, Water aid-Liberia office has donated several infection Protection Control (IPC) materials to three health centers in rural Montserrado County The beneficiary health centers include the White Plains Clinic, Crozierville Clinic and Harrisburg health centers.

The British Charity made the donations recently through one of its local partners known asthe Evangelical Children Rehabilitation Program (ECREP). The IPC materials are items intended to protect Health workers on duties at the medical centers.

The Executive Officer of ECREP, Rev. Abraham Powell, presented the donation recently on behave of Water Aid-Liberia Office.Rev. Powell, said the donation is part of Water Aid's WASH in health program at ECREP which is intended to combat the corona virus at the three clinics.

According to the WASH media recent dispatched, the IPC materials donated to the three clinics include sterile gloves, heavy-duty gloves, Disposal gloves, surgical nose masks, Detergents, hand sanitizers, hand soap, alcohol hand rub, tissues, powder soap-buckets with faucet, buckets mop, brooms and waste bins, among others.

Rev. Powell urged beneficiaries to use the items to put in place high hygiene standards at the three clinics.According to Rev. Powell ECREP through supports from Water aid-Liberia, has been involved in the construction of modern latrines, the erection of water towers and the installation of solar lights and also furnished the delivery rooms at the threehealth centers.

Rev. Powell urged the managements of the three clinics to use the IPC items for its intendedpurpose and make a report to ECREP office whenever the donated supplies run low.

Receiving the items, Careysburg District Health Officer, George Davies, thanked WaterAid Liberia and ECREP forthe donation to the three clinics, noting that "the donations would help fight the Corona virus and other infectious diseases.

The Careysburg District Health Officer said the IPC materials have come at a time when the three clinics most needed them desperately.Mr. Davies assured ECREP and WaterAid that the clinics will use the items wisely as they provide health delivery services to the people in the areas.

Also speaking, the Supervisor of the Environmental Health Technicians of MontserradoCounty, Mr. Henry Bundor commended WaterAid and ECREP for donating IPC to the three clinics

. According to Lib WASHMedia Network dispatch, Mr. Bundorthen encouraged other partners of the government to emulate the good example of Water Aid by contributing to health centers around the country, especially during this time of a major health crisis in the country.

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