National Ambulance Service (NAS) has received support from Perseus Mining Ghana LTD, a mining company operating in the Upper Denkyira West District in the Central Region. A fast-growing mining company donated various items, thus Refrigerator, UPS, Printer and a computer to Diaso Ambulance station, as part of its cooperate social responsibility.
Diaso Ambulance station, is one of the newly created constituency ambulance station. The items would facilitate administrative works for NAS at the constituency. The donation was made after the Ambulance Station sought the assistance of the mining giant to seek support in adequately resourcing the station.
Upper Denkyira West District is one of the twenty-two districts in the Central Region, Ghana. Originally it was formerly part of the then-larger Upper Denkyira District in 1988, which was created from the former Denkyira District Council, until part of the district was split off to create Upper Denkyira West District on February 29, 2008; thus, the remaining original part was renamed as Upper Denkyira East District. The district assembly is located in the northwest part of Central Region and has Diaso as its capital town.
In February 2020, the Upper Denkyira West Ambulance Station was commissioned to provide pre-hospital emergency medical care to the population. In order to be able to provide its services seemlesly, some basic office equipment was needed to support its operations.Perseus mining on Monday March 29, 2020 presented various items worth five thousand Ghana cedis (GHc 5,000.00) to the Upper Denkyira West, Diaso Ambulance Station.
The items were presented to NAS on behalf of Perseus Mining by Mr. Emmanuel Danso, Social Development Superintendent and Mr. Emmanuel Armah, Senior Community Relations Officer,respectively.Receiving the items on behalf of NAS, AEMT Jeremiah Ofori Acquah noted that the items would go a long way to improve quality pre-hospital health delivery in the area, since the equipment would be used to store the necessary data needed to run the office.He was of the view administrative work would be enhanced to ensure accurate, faster and timely care needed for the pre-hospital set up.