National Ambulance Service receives 14 AED’s and 4 Manual defibrillators

The National Ambulance Service (NAS) on Thursday 8th August, 2019  received 14 new Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) and 4 Manual Defibrillators to aid in the delivery of emergency healthcare in the country.
The donation worth Gh₵75,000 was donated by the Origin Foundation in partnership with the Charity Begins At Home (CBAH) Foundation, both non-governmental organisations focused on improving healthcare delivery in the country.
Professor Ahmed Nuhu Zakariah, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of NAS, thanked both foundations for the donation, noting that, the service was in dire need of several equipment and machines for a swift delivery of services.
“I can assure you that the machines would be used efficiently and some would be sent to the Paramedic and Emergency Care Training School (PECTS) to be used to train the Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs),” he disclosed.
Prof Zakariah was hopeful that there would be more collaboration in the future to further enhance the delivery of emergency services and the capability of the service.