An Egyptian investment company, Euroget De-Invest has presented an ambulance to the Upper West Regional Hospital as a part of efforts to boost the emergency services at the new facility.
During the presentation ceremony, the CEO of the company, Dr Said Deraz said the donation was in fulfilment of a pledge he made at the commissioning of the hospital in August 2019.
He further noted that his outfit developed a strong relationship with the people of Wa after they warmly welcomed the company throughout the construction of the 160-bed health centre.
Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, Dr Deraz said the ambulance will also should complement the fight against the health crisis in the region.
The ambulance presented is a Nissan-make four-wheeler, designed to specifications on request, and boasts of a ventilator as part of the advanced system it operates on.
It is also fitted with diagnostic equipment that enables some tests to be carried on the patient during transportation and a system that can monitor and record the vital data of the patient during the transportation process.
The Egyptian investment company is currently building nine regional and district hospitals in the country.
And the Wa regional facility was the first among the initiative to be delivered.