The Vodafone Ghana Foundation (VGF) has paid the medical bills of 108 discharged patients at various hospitals across the country.
The charitable act was to enable patients who had been detained for not being able to settle their bills, celebrate the independence holiday home.
The Foundation spent GHȻ250, 000 on the hospital bills of patients detained at Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Central, Volta, Northern, Ashanti, Brong-Ahafo and Western Regional hospitals.
Gayheart Mensah, External Affairs Director at Vodafone Ghana, revealed that the gesture which forms part of the Vodafone Health Initiative has been ongoing for six years.
The Health Initiative of VGF is aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals, which calls for good healthcare for all and is meant to support government in improving the healthcare of citizens.
Emelia K. Okai, Principal Nursing Officer of the Neurosurgical Unit of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital expressed gratitude to the Foundation for its support on behalf of the patients at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital.
According to her, the Foundation for years now has assisted patients who cannot pay their medical bills, for which they are grateful.