NASFAT donates medical equipment to hospital
THE Nasrul-Lahi-L-Faith Society of Nigeria (NASFAT) has donated some medical equipment worth a million naira to the Gbagada General Hospital, Lagos, as part of its social contribution support to cater for the needy and save lives in the hospital.
At the official presentation of the equipment, National Woman Affairs Secretary, Samiat Mumuni, said: “Our mission here is to make an impact by providing essential medical equipment to assist the needy who cannot afford hospital’s demand when the emergency arises,”
Mumuni stated that NASFAT has contributed immensely to the society as part of measures to develop human capital and create job opportunities for the teeming youths.
She noted that, living in poverty is difficult enough and the families can be devastated when severe conditions like cancer, heart disease or traumatic injury occur and no money is available for treatment.
Adding that: “Our society is taking steps to assist with situation that include surgery, vision and hearing issues, prosthetic limbs, wheelchairs while our donation items cover the area of medical needs and also help the individuals to continue functioning”.
Mumuni said that, “unpredictable happened in various way, either by building collapse or fire incident and non of the hazard were planned for, meanwhile we believe that government cannot do it alone and this is the reason we brought our token donation of medical items to support the hospital in carrying out their daily operation”.
However she added: “We need to establish a partnership in progress with the government hospital, especially in the areas of extending substantial donation to the public hospital through the non governmental organization”.
Mumuni noted that, the Gbagada General Hospital has been known for attending to critical issues in the state concerning the emergency health situation.
The Medical Director of the Hospital, Dr. Lateef Lawal while receiving the equipment assured that the donation would be used to upgrade health services in the hospital.
Lawal appreciated the partnership with NASFAT adding that the partnership would be another step forward to equip the hospital with a modern medical equipment that would elevate the operation standard of the hospital.
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