As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility, Fidelity Bank has donated a medical ventilator worth GHC 100,000.00 to the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) to help improve health care delivery at the facility. The donation follows an earlier interaction between management of the two institutions where it was identified that ventilators were urgently needed by the
hospital At the presentation ceremony, the Deputy Managing Director of Fidelity Bank Ghana, Mr. Julian Kingsley Opuni, reiterated the Bank’s support for healthcare delivery in the country.
“The health sector is very important to Fidelity Bank as we have been engaged in various healthcare related partnerships through USAID, funding of the Medical Credit Fund, various hospitals, and the pharmaceutical industry.”
He disclosed that a few years ago the Bank partnered KATH with the aim to collaborate and assist to create uniformity and structure around the collection of monies and also make it easier to monitor funds. Mr. Opuni noted that in addition to the donation of the equipment, the Bank also had customer service training for the hospital to help in the delivery of service to
patients. Receiving the ventilators, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of KATH, Dr Oheneba Owusu-Danso, stated, “the hospital currently needs six ventilators and this noble gesture from Fidelity Bank comes at the right time and we very much appreciate it.”
Fidelity Bank has over the years embarked on initiatives to support other key areas of the economy like the education and agricultural sectors.