The John F. Kennedy (JFK) Memorial Hospital has benefited donation by one of Liberia’s leading GSM Companies, NOVAFONE. NOVAFONE over the weekend donated several cartons of delta, soap, Clorox as well as toiletries, among others to the administration of the JFK to enhance their work in combating the Ebola virus.
The company on Friday, September 12, 2014 also donated several sanitary materials and cell phones to the John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital. Ebola is claiming more than 1,000 lives with about 2,000 people currently affected with the virus in Liberia, according to the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (MH&SW) recent reports.
Speaking during the donation, the Chief Executive Officer of NOVAFONE, Bashir El-Khoury, said the gesture was part of the company’s way of appreciating the hospital for its role in the fight against Ebola.
“This is a NOVAFONE’s own way of appreciating the hospital for its role in the fight of the virus. May God give you wisdom to effectively continue the fight against this virus. As Frontline soldiers, may God bless you for the risk which you continue to take,” CEO El-Khoury said.
He also promised to provide a four-digit number to the hospital for easy access by the public. In response, the Chief Administrator of JFK, Madam Winnie Scot-McDonald, lauded the mobile phone company for its kind gesture.
Madam Scot-McDonald, who described the donation as worthy, said donated items will be properly used by the administration. As frontline workers, she said they are always there to ensure that the health care system of the country remains functional.
“We are at the greatest risk. We appreciate your input. Everyone out there knows the risk we take as healthcare providers. This is one of our biggest donations,” she noted. She stated th ow be easily reached and accessible, adding that this will further boost the ongoing fight and response against the virus.