TNM sets up K8.7m medical facility at Kamuzu Central hospital
Premier mobile network service provider, TNM has handed over medical equipment worth K8.7 million to Kamuzu Central Hospital (KCH) which will enable the public referral facility to set up the High Dependency Unit.
The donation is in response to hospital authority recommendation to develop a Dependency Unit in the burns unit so that children who are most vulnerable to burns are taken care in a better environment.
Speaking during the handover ceremony held at Kamuzu Central Hospital, TNM Mpamba Trust Fund Chairman Jabbar Alide said TNM believes in giving back to communities.
“TNM through Mpamba has come here to play our part in helping save life. As a Malawian company, TNM remains committed to working and assisting the people of the country who are our customers,” Alide said.
Alide said TNM feel obliged to assist government to meet social needs of the public particularly in the health sector
“We feel obliged to play our part in assisting government meet some of the pressing social needs such as health. We are all painfully aware that the Government can’t go it alone to effectively tackle the health challenges facing the nation,” he said.
He disclosed that the equipment has been purchased with the proceeds from TNM’s mobile money service, Mpamba.
“The equipment that TNM is handing over was purchased with proceeds from our mobile money service, Mpamba. In line with our corporate social responsibility, we set what is called the Mpamba Trust Fund. The fund uses interest generated from the money that is kept in our customers’ wallets for corporate social responsibility activities such as this one,”he said
KCH clinician Nelson Msiska described the donation as timely.
“On behalf of the hospital allow me to extend our profound gratitude to TNM for this donation, this is timely considering that the facility had no equipment to handle cases that require intensive care high dependency and able to save lives of many Malawians,”said Msiska.
The equipment donated includes Multi-functional patient monitors for vital sings, suction machines, oxygen concentrators, ventilator for inhalation burns among others.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :
Abale medical equipment ya k8 million ndi nkhani? what social responsibility is this? Amalawi musamangotengeka
Welkom to Malawi my friends, where 1. Every saloon is a benz
2. Where every toothpaste is colgate
3. Where every margarine is Stork
4. Where every mzungu is rich…
That’s Malawi…TNM overcharges us much…All these are essentially our money…and zimene apanga donate apapazi ndi peanuts compared ndi zmene amatikawa agalu amenewa
Well done TNM for donating this equipment which will be used to save lives of many Malawian.
Zikomo TNM. Apa mwachita zanzeru. Unlike your competitors who shun social responsibility.
Well done TNM. I believe, this just the beginning of it all. Adding to what you have done for example, you may also open your eyes to the rural masses who, roughly, constitute the larger proportion of customers who partronise the network since you have said well that it’s a network that gives back to the customers.
Mobile Companies are a joke, you are busy making donations but you are failing to pay your suppliers in time? Shame on you!
This is charity towards mankind and we need to appreciate what TNM has done. If suppliers are not being paid on time, they need to discuss with Mobile companies and go through the contract documents. Surely you may find a solution that is good for both sides. It’s no good just blaming them like that.
Thanks tnm dont stop help ur customer we are pround of u mpamba biq up
TNM is slowly winning hearts of many Malawians bcoz of its tireless social responsibility. Thumbs up. Komabe agalu inu a m’boma muzigwira ntchito osamangolota ma allowance ndi cashgate.
good gesture tnm
This is a good gesture…big up TNM