Appolonia Donates Medical Equipment to Community Health Centre
Appolonia the mixed-use urban development near Accra has donated a range of medical equipment to the community health centre, to assist with improving the quality of service delivery.
“Companies like Appolonia are essential partners needed to promote development in every community,” said Mrs Patience Mamattah, Health Director for the Kpone Katamanso District. She went on to thank Appolonia for the commitment shown toward improving the health of the local community and neighbouring towns.
Medical items provided to the community health centre included an autoclave machine, suction machine, angle poise lamp, wheel chair, delivery and dressing sets, sterilization drums, medical trolley, examination couch, oxygen cylinder with flow meter, screens and drip stands.
“In line with our Social responsibility policy, Appolonia will be widen its support to the local community over the coming months,” said Anthony Okyere, CEO of Appolonia. He also expressed gratitude to all stakeholders for the support and co-operation received.
In July 2014, Appolonia fully renovated the community health centre in order to position the facility it be able to deliver quality health care.
Following the work, Appolonia assisted the community facility with the acquisition of accreditation from the National Insurance Scheme. The facility commenced operations as an accredited service provider in July 2015, increasing the access and delivery of health care by over 100 percent. Residents who previously had to commute long distances to access health care and thus risking their lives can today access quality health care locally.
Appolonia, a partnership between Rendeavour, Africa’s leading urban land developer and local communities, is a fully master planned, mixed-use and mixed-income urban development in the Greater Accra Metropolitan area. The project will be developed for residential properties, retail and other commercial centres, as well as schools, healthcare and other social infrastructure. All local and national regulatory approvals have been met and a full land title certificate has been granted. In April 2015, sales of the first residential phase, Nova Ridge, were launched, offering Ghanaians an opportunity to buy and build their homes. A new residential development The Oxford provides a range of turnkey homes and will be available April 2016.