Employees of the National Port Authority or NPA thru Managing Director Matilda Parker have donated 85,000 Liberian Dollars to the Government Hospital and the St. Peter Catholic Hospital as the entity’s contribution to a fund raising rally held in Buchanan, Grand Bassa County.
The donation was made on Sunday, 26 October in Buchanan during official launch of the Bassa traditional Ebola awareness video.
The video is an initiative of Grand Bassa District #3 Representative Gabriel Smith in partnership with the National Port Authority and other institutions.
Managing Director Matilda Workie Parker accompanied by the leadership of the Dock Workers Union of Liberia and a high-level delegation from the entity said the donation is workers of the entity’s way of identifying with the health sector of Grand Bassa County.
Officials of the medical institutions and representatives of several senior officials of the county thanked the NPA Management for its kindness in bringing relief to their respective institutions as they deal with the Ebola virus in the county.
The NPA in continuation of its humanitarian support to the people of Liberia in the Ebola fight also donated several medical items, including hospital beds, beddings to the Government owned Hospital, St. Peter Catholic Hospital and a local health center in the county.
Madam Parker lauded the county health team and officials of the County for their valuable sacrifices towards the eradication of the deadly epidemic which has taken hundreds of lives since its outbreak in the country. She however urged the citizens to do more in the eradication of the disease.
The NPA over the weekend also donated 10 hospital beds and beddings to the Phebe Hospital in Bong County.
Making the donation over the weekend in Bong County, NPA Managing Director Matilda Parker said workers of the port are in solidarity with the health sector so they have deemed it necessary to help government support health workers in fighting the Ebola virus.