The Member of Parliament for Builsa South, Dr. Clement Apaak donates GHc5,000 to Upper East Regional Hospital to support the dialysis unit

In a statement, the lawmaker stated that during his visit to the facility, he had discussions with the team that took him around the hospital.  

“Earlier today, I was at the Upper East Regional Hospital to make a donation of GHC 5,000 in support of the initiative to establish a dialysis unit. I had the opportunity to interact with the initiator of the project and the administrative team of the hospital.

“Thankfully, the team, through donations, has already procured three dialysis machines, has obtained and renovated a section of the former male ward, and has fitted a water purification system. If all goes well, the unit should be up and running in the next few weeks. This will save those in need of dialysis from having to travel all the way to Tamale, Kumasi, or Accra

“However, the unit will need more machines given the increasing number of cases according to the team. It will also need regular supplies of consumables for dialysis to keep the cost down.,” Dr. Apaak stated.

He continued: “We discussed the possible causes of the increasing numbers of kidney illnesses, the importance of having a functioning dialysis unit in the hospital, and the benefits of the unit to the people of the Upper East Region.

Dr. Apaak stated that the team showed me the unit, and “I must commend the team for doing so much in such a short time. With additional support, they will do more.

“I expect to make additional donations to support the unit. No amount is too small or too big. You and / or your organization can also support this worthy initiative. If you can help, please let me know so that I can put you in contact with the team in charge.”

Source: Ghana/