In its continued efforts towards assisting government in the delivery of quality health services, premier mobile service provider TNM has donated medical equipment and some items worth K1 million to Chonde Heath Centre in Mulanje.
Speaking after presenting the items, TNM Head of Blantyre Region David Nyirenda said the donation demonstrates the company’s commitment to reach out to Malawians in need of utmost good health facilities.
“As a token of our appreciation for the support Malawians continue to render this network, TNM is donating this medical equipment and other items worth K1 million to Chonde Health Centre,” said Nyirenda.
Nyirenda reaffirmed TNM’s commitment in assisting government in the provision of quality health services in the country especially in rural areas.
“As part of our Cooperate Social Responsibility we will continue assisting government in different sectors that need assistance. There is no way we can give to each and every person but by donating to institutions like hospital, school we believe will reach to many people,” he said.
Receiving the donation on behalf of the hospital and community, Traditional Authority Nthiramanja thanked TNM for what he called timely donation.
“This is timely donation because the facility lacked this important medical equipment. On behalf of the hospital and the community I should thank TNM for the donation which also includes solar lamps that are very essential during power outage,” said Nthiramanja.
According to facility in- charge Clement Chimonjo,Chonde Health Centre serves apopulation of over 44,000 from Traditional Authorities Nthiramanja in Mulanje and Mkalo in Chiradzulu as well as Sub Traditional Authority Naseta of Thyolo.
Items donated comprises of two dressing trolleys, four Aneroid Blood Pressure machines with Stethoscope, Office Desk and two chairs, three Mopping Baskets, six Happy Family Water Squeezers,10 Super Mops,five Solar lamps and 20 curtains.