Water aid-Liberia office has donated several Infection Protection Control (IPC) materials to three health centers in rural Montserrado County to help contain spread of the Coronavirus pandemic here.
The beneficiary health centers include White Plains Clinic, Crozierville Clinic and Harrisburg health centers, respectively.
According to a press release, the British Charity made the donations recently through one of its local partners - 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, intended to combat the virus in the three clinics.
Items donated include sterile gloves, heavy-duty gloves, disposal gloves, surgical nose masks, detergents, hand sanitizers, soap, alcohol, 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 hygienic standards in the facilities.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 three health centers.
Rev. Powell urged the managements of the three clinics to use the IPC items for its intended purpose and make a report to ECREP office whenever the supplies run low.
Receiving the items, Careysburg District Health Officer, George Davies, thanked WaterAid Liberia and ECREP for the donation to the three clinics, noting, "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 needed them desperately.Also speaking, the Supervisor of the Environmental Health Technicians of Montserrado County, Mr. Henry Bundor commended WaterAid and ECREP for donating IPC to the three clinics.