By Tare Youdeowei
POISED to enhance health care delivery services in Nigeria and as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility, LG Electronics visited Braithwaite Memorial Specialist Hospital, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, where it donated units of Gencool Inverter Air Conditioners, Jet Cool Air Conditioners, as well as treated mosquito nets to the hospital.
Speaking at the occasion, Head of Corporate Marketing, LG Electronics West Africa Operations, Mr. Hari Elluru enthused: “We have remained competitive while improving sustainability; we have enabled investment and innovation required to deploy new technologies and to safely and responsibly develop progressive products. We believe that the air conditioning units and the other items we are donating today will improve service delivery in the hospital and provide the enabling environment for medical personnel.”
Also speaking, Regional Manager, Fouani Nigeria Limited, Mr. Moustapha Khrais said: “This visit is aimed at reaching out to health institutions in the country. It is my firm belief that the items we are donating today will go a long way to empower the hospital staff to do their jobs more efficiently and invariable meet the community’s desire to enjoy sound health.”
Receiving the items on behalf of the management of Braithwaite Memorial Hospital, the Medical Director, Dr. Paul Ledee Kua, commended LG for the kind gesture. “We appreciate LG’s generosity and good will to our community. I call on other corporate organizations and good spirited individuals to emulate LG in responding to the needs of health institutions. The donation is apt as it ties in with the ongoing renovation by the state government.”
Over the years, LG Electronics, in pursuing its CSR initiatives, has also visited Orimedu Community Health Centre, Epe, Lagos State Motherless Babies Home, Lekki and Agodo Health Center, all in Lagos state.
as well as Idi-Ayunre Community Health Centre, Ibadan.
An Engineering design lab has also been donated to the faculty of Engineering University of Lagos, just as scholarships have been awarded to outstanding students of the University of Lagos.