mPharma Pharmaceutical Services Company, has presented a mobile COVID-19 testing equipment (Molecular workstation) to NMIMR. The Molecular workstation is to help the Institute rapidly test samples of COVID-19 suspected cases remotely in the communities or outside the Institute.
Receiving the equipment on behalf of the Institute, Prof. Abraham Anang explained the importance of the equipment and how it will enhance the institute’s activities and Ghana’s fight against COVID-19.
Mr. Gregory Rockson, CEO and Co-founder of mPharma said ; “it became essential for mPharma to donate the molecular workstation to the institute to enable its health workers to test while on the field taking samples. We believe that the way for us to continue to have a handle on this pandemic is for us to boost the testing capacity in the country. So working with our partners, we are donating today, a portable molecular workstation.”
The company will also provide reagents to enable the Institute test for testing of 1000 people using the device.
The Institute extends it’s appreciation to mPharma and partners for the kind donation.
By: Prince Baffour Asamoah