UNFPA supports University of Ghana school of Medicine and Dentistry

Accra- The United Nations Populations Fund (UNFPA) has donated five computers and their accessories to the University of Ghana School of Medicine and Dentistry and Public Health to help them deliver on their mandate.

Mr Niyi Ojuolape, the UNFPA Country Representative in Ghana, said as part of the UNFPA’s role in training midwives among others, this was an opportunity to provide support to the school to aid their work.

He said the school, was an institution assisting in training health professionals, health specialists for the hospitals, and if one wants to effectively treat patients or provide cure, prevent morbidity and mortality it depends highly on the training they get from the schools.

He therefore pledged their continuous support to the institution when the need be.

Professor Margaret Lartey, the Dean of the School, expressed gratitude to the UNFPA for the support and said the donation would go a long way to help the Department of Community Health to aid their activities and that will also enhance healthcare delivery in the country.

Prof Lartey called on other institutions to emulate the UNFPA’s gesture and also support the school in cash or in kind to aid their activities.

Source: Ghana News Agency