The United Nations through its agency UNICEF has on the 26th January made donations of medical essentials to the Western Regional Coordinating Council, aimed at assisting in the provision of health care for victims of the 20th January Appiatse-Bogoso dynamite explosion victims.

The items include 10 pieces each of Cots, IV pole, 5 foldable stretchers, boxes of 250mg Amoxicillin, 5 trolleys, 4 examination tables, 10 infusion stands, 10 standard hospital beds and mattresses, 4-bed screens, 3 electronic weighing scales, and 50 protective googles.

Presenting the items on behalf of the United Nations, Mr. Christopher Nkrumah, Technical Advisor for Inter-Agency Working Group for Emergencies asserted how unfortunate that a disaster of the sort had to happen at Appeaste-Bogoso. He was elated that the UN through its agency could come to the aid of those who are receiving healthcare as a result of the Dynamite Explosion.

On behalf of the Western Regional Minister, Chief Coordinating Director, Mr. Frederick Agyemang, who received the donation expressed profound gratitude to the UN for coming to the aid of the people of Appeatse. He was confident that the medical items will go a long way to help health workers to provide proper health to the people.

He also used the opportunity to appeal to other organizations and individuals to come to the aid of the victims of the Jan. 20th explosion in the western region.

The WRCC has also formed a committee to receive donations aimed at rebuilding the Appiatse community. All donations and support can be directed at the Committee at the Preastea Huni-Valley Municipal Assembly (Bogoso). The Chief Executive may be contacted on 0244783695.

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