An ultramodern Children's Block built by the CEO of Despite Group of Companies as a birthday present was on Friday unveiled and handed over to the authorities of the 37 military hospital.
Dr. Osei Kwame 'Despite', at a short ceremony, commissioned the the newly constructed health facility, which has been named after him as he marked his birthday with another philanthropic gesture.
The choice to construct the children's block was born out of Dr Osei Kwame's "conviction to bless" the 37 Military hospital a monumental gift such kind.
"This Children’s Block exists today after a regular medical checkup he conducted in this hospital with Captain John Kwesi Nyamekye, a speech read on Dr Osei behalf by ace Journalist Kwame Sefa Kayi indicted.
"Dr. Osei Kwame (Despite) after his meeting with Captain, had a conviction to bless this hospital and in this regard, asked Capt. Nyamekye what he can do to support the hospital.
"This dialogue resulted in the construction of this Children’s Block which the Heads of The 37 Military Hospital have named - The Osei Kwame (Despite) Children’s Block", he added.
The multi-million cedi health facility contains a Paediatric Physiotherapy unit has two consulting rooms, a furnished rehabilitation gymnasium/playroom, three washrooms, a kitchenette and a waiting area.
It also comes with a pediatric Haematology Concology unit, which comprises; two consulting rooms, a nurses’ reception station and office, a main ward for in-patients, a treatment area, a kitchenette, and five washrooms.
Also included in this complex are two extra private wards for general paediatric admissions.
Rear Admiral P Kofi Faidoo
The Guest of Honour on the occasion, Rear Admiral P Kofi Faidoo showered praises on Dr Osei Kwame for his "laudable achievement".
"....you are all aware issues relating to children health care has reamain a major area of concern to many hospital across the country due to limited capacity, and 37 Military is not an exception,he said.
"Therefore, the execution of this project is a laudable achievement, as it introduces an additional dimension of children health care to this great hospital."
By:Fiifi Abdul Malik/ghanaguardian.com