By Staff Reporter
HARARE – The country’s biggest Beverages manufacturer, Delta Corporation has donated physiotherapy equipment at Sally Mugabe Hospital formerly Harare Hospital worthy US$50.000.
The hospital has been referring patients to other healthcare institutions for physiotherapy treatment owing to lack of equipment.
Patricia Murambinda, General Manager Corporate Affairs said, “The equipment will help improve mobility to patients referred to the physiotherapy department. The project is in line with our focused sustainability platform to give access to a healthier world in the communities where we operate in,” she said.
“As market leaders we have a responsibility to make a meaningful difference to empower and protect the communities and the environment in which we operate. We look forward to a successful use of the equipment and hearing powerful the impact stories as a result,” Murambinda added.
Among some of the equipment donated were massage boards, dumbbells, treadmill, and various other machines for heat therapy, exercises, and electrotherapy and a skeleton for student nurse training.
Sally Mugabe Hospital Acting Chief Executive, Doctor Christopher Pasi said, “Over the years, our physiotherapy department was overlooked hence we hope the new equipment will promote our efforts to make the facility a one-stop-centre,” said Dr Pasi.