GARE grants Gondar University medical equipment

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-Equipment worth over 15 mln. Birr

ADDIS ABABA – Global Alliance for the Rights of Ethiopians (GARE) has provided Gondar University with medical supplies amounting to over 15 million Birrso as to fuel its service to the people in dire need.

Speaking at the handover ceremony yesterday, GARE Country Representative Besufekad Abay said that the alliance has been extending its unwavering support to many people who are affected by the conflict and flood in the nation since its inception.

The representative said, “The alliance has been facing problems in due course of being at the forefront in times of difficulties. Despite challenges, it has delivered medical equipment to Gondar University worth over 265,000 USD in a bid to promote capacities of health centers and enhance service delivery.”

In addition to humanitarian aid support, Besufekad said, adding that the institutions’ executive directors and board members have been visiting the vulnerable communities in different times.

 So far, the institution has reached the needy, displaced people in flood affected areas of Amhara, Somali, Afar, Tigray and other parts of that country.

Lauding the unreserved support of MEDWISH foundation, the country representative pledged to reach drought affected people in South Gondar areas, too.

Gondar University President Asrat Atsedewoyin (PhD) on his part stated that these medical supplies would be of paramount importance in fostering university hospital’s services delivery.

 Mentioning the institution’s continuous support made in different times, the president elucidated that this donation differs from the previous one both in kind and quantity.

He also urged foreigners of Ethiopian origin and the diasporas to join forces thereby contributing a lot in terms of material, finance and knowledge.

It is to be recalled that the Global Alliance donated about 15 million Birr medical supplies to Black Lion Specialized Hospital for sanitizer production and Woldya health centers for rehabilitation program, among others.

BY ASHENAFI ANIMUT

THE ETHIOPIAN HERALD FRIDAY 1 DECEMBER 2023

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