Medical superintendent for the Suntreso Hospital in Kumasi, Dr. Agyarko Poku has commended zoomlion Ghana limited for taking an excellent step to make sure no waste from a vaccine syringe is left uncared.
Zoomlion Ghana limited in its quest to make sure all wasted syringes from the ongoing covid-19 vaccine is safe from any other infection is currently distributing waste bins to all vaccination centres across the country.
However, reacting to the steps taken by zoomlion duped zoompak Ghana limited, said the situation would have been very tough had it not been the initiative taken by the company.
“We normally care for people and we able to take control of any remaining waste that may be produced, due to their meagre number. We would have found it very tough to control waste, and that would have been a disaster had it not been the good initiative by the zoomlion Ghana limited.
We thank them for their excellent initiative. With this, we know everything is going to be saved so that no one is infested with other diseases that might have been caused by being in contact with the wasted syringes”, he said.
Meanwhile, communication and corporate affairs director at the Zoompak Ghana Limited, Madam Emma Adwoa Appiaah Osei Duah has said distribution of about
3,500 waste bins to some health facilities across the country has begun.
According to her in an interview with the Media, the company is taking this exercise in order to help gather all covid-19 vaccine wastes that have been used at the various hospitals.
She said this is a way of securing the used items so that nobody gets infested with any strange disease by getting into contact with the used syringes.
“Most people who take the vaccine may have other diseases such HIV etc. It’s by this we are taking upon ourselves to make sure these used syringes are properly saved so that no one becomes a victim of any infectious disease by being in contact with the used items”, she said.
Again, she stated that, this initiative by the company will help combat the fight against covid-19 pandemic in the country.
Source; Nana Peprah