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MTN supports newborn babies in Koforidua

MTN officials present baby items to mothers in the postnatal ward of the Eastern Regional Hospital.
MTN officials present baby items to mothers in the postnatal ward of the Eastern Regional Hospital.

MTN-Ghana shared the joy of Christmas with the babies born on December 25 and their mothers at the Eastern Regional Hospital.

December 25 is a day celebrated to mark the birth of Jesus Christ while Boxing Day is celebrated after Christmas Day. Both days are designated as public holidays in Ghana during which celebrants exchange gifts.

Mr. Ebenezer Okaikoi-Tetteh, regional manager for the East, MTN along with other officials of the telecommunications giant, donated some items, including baby baskets, towels, detergents, wipes and masks to the mothers of 12 babies born on December 25, 2021 at the regional hospital.

The distribution of Baby Hamper on Christmas Day is an initiative launched in 2011 by the MTN Foundation.

The distribution of Baby Hamper is one of the objectives of the Foundation which seeks to lead the initiative of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in the country.

MTN is the provider of mobile telecommunications services across the African continent.

“In the midst of COVID-19, MTN believes it is important to reach out to our adorable babies born on Christmas Day and also wishes all mothers, customers and stakeholders a Merry Christmas,” Mr. Okaikoi said. -Tetteh.

Ms. Joana York Amoah, Deputy Head of Postnatal Service at East Koforidua Regional Hospital, was grateful for the gift and urged pregnant women to visit hospitals for antenatal care.

She said prenatal services were among the recommendations to help manage a healthy lifestyle and provide medical information.

She said routine prenatal care would help prevent potential health problems throughout pregnancy and reduce miscarriages and birth defects.

She urged everyone to disinfect their hands and wear nasal masks, among other things, to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

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