The Womens’ Commissioner of the Students’ Representative Council (SRC) of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Miss Rabiatu Siaka has donated dozens of COVID-19 Personal protective equipment (PPEs) to clinical students at the Faculty Of Pharmacy And Pharmaceutical Sciences.
The donation was done in line with one of the initiatives of the SRC to protect students from contracting the coronavirus.
The donation which took place at brief ceremony on Wednesday 24th February, 2021 saw the SRC WOCOM donate over 1,000 face masks to the Faculty.
Speaking in an interview with Focus FM’s Lois Agartha Gyau, Rabiatu Siaka said they have had to donate the protective equipment to students of the Faculty because of the peculiar programmes that they run especially in their clinical year.
“So the donation today was basically for those in the clinical aspect of the programme,” she said.
On his part, Dean of the College of Health Sciences, Prof. Berko B. Anto, who received the items expressed gratitude to the KNUST SRC for their donation.
“We appreciate your gift of about 1,200 face shields and on behave of the student, we promise to put into use as you said in fighting the covid-19 pandemic. we are grateful and in case you get other sources or more PPE try and bring them to the college as we indicated because of the nature of the programmes we run,” he said.