National Ambulance Service (NAS) COVID-19 team members have been commended for their hard work and dedication to work in saving lives during the outbreak of the Corona Virus Pandemic that engulfed the world.
The members, in recognizing the efforts and the role played in Ghana to fight the dreadful disease, were presented with certificates of appreciation by the management of the Service. The Certificate awarded by the Ghana Health Service, in appreciation to those working at Pentecost Convention Center (PCC) in the fight against COVID-19 in Ghana. In all, 64 members were presented each with certificates at a short, but impressive ceremony at NAS Headquarters on Thursday November 12 in Accra.
Addressing the awardees on behalf of the Chief Executive Officer of NAS, Prof. Ahmed Nuhu Zakariah, the deputy Director of Operations, Mr. Foster Ansong Bridjan commended the team for their hard work and dedication to duty. The selfless role played by the Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) in fighting COVID-19 has made NAS relevant in the health sector. Mr. Bridjan urged the Covid-19 team to continue to put the professionalism to bear, in order to continue fighting the pandemic.
NAS Consultant, Mr. Sampson Nii Sackey, expressed his appreciation to the brevity put up by the team in combating the dreadful disease in Ghana. He disclosed that, the President of the Republic of Ghana, His Excellency President Nana Akufo Addo is being praised all over the world, and all the praises came as a result of hard work by health sector workers which NAS is part. The praises of the President of Ghana, in the rest of the world Mr. Sackey said,is spreading like wild fire.
He told the team that, the virus is still with us and for that matter there's no need for them (team) to relax.The country needs your service and you should not let your guard down, he added. Mr. Sackey finally congratulated the team and entreated them to continue to adhere to the COVID-19 protocols to stay safe.