The Melcom Care Foundation, a subsidiary under the Melcom Groups of Companies, yesterday extended support to the Department of Medical Service at the Ghana Armed Forces.
The Melcom Care Foundation is the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) arm of the Melcom Group of Companies to give back to society.
As much, Melcom under this initiative has donated electrical home appliances to graduating students of Batch-3 of the Military Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) Course of Study.
The donation was presented to outstanding recruits in the following categories: Overall Best Student, Best in Academics, Best in Psychomotor Skills, and Best Female Graduate.
The Foundation, in its quest to promote on-ward transmission to the Planning Committee of Batch-3 Military EMT, also donated Akai Digital Satellite led TV 32, Akai Standing Fan 18, Akai Rice Cooker 1.8L, and Akai blender with mill 1L. Melcom made the donation yesterday in Accra.
The Director of Communications at Melcom, Mr. Godwin Avenorgbo, addressing the media at the short ceremony, hoped that the graduating officers would be encouraged with the donation to serve the society with their knowledge acquired.
Mr. Avenorgbo added that the donation was a sign of how the private sector, particularly, appreciates the role of the military in keeping Ghana safe.
He disclosed that the donation was in response to a request from the Department of Medical Services of the Ghana Armed Forces.
Mr. Avenorgbo further indicated that the donation was in honour of the gallant men and women of the Ghana Armed Forces, past and present, and their continuous effort to make personal sacrifices to ensure the safety of the country’s territorial borders
He acknowledged the 37 Military Hospital for their support and full participation in the Annual Melcom Care National Blood Donation campaign to feed the hospitals with urgently needed blood under the guidance of the National Blood Service.
The Nursing Officer, Public Health at the 37 Military Hospital, Colonel Mercy Quaye, during the presentation, expressed her appreciation to the management of Melcom for the kind gesture.
She noted that the presentation would go a long way to spearhead the interest of both trainers and those being trained.
The items were presented by the Chief Commercial Officer at Melcom, Mudit Bhartagar, and the Nursing Officer in charge of Public Health at the 37 Military Hospital in the person of Col. Mercy Quaye received them with gratitude.