FBNInsurance donates dialysis machine to hospital
FBNINSURANCE Limited, an FBN Holdings company in partnership with Sanlam of South Africa has donated a dialysis machine to Gbagada General Hospital, Lagos to boost patient’s access for medicals.
The donation which is part of activities to mark the underwriting firm’s fifth anniversary, according to the Company was borne out of its passion for caring for the poor and vulnerable in the society who may not be able to pay for the full cost of dialysis.
Managing Director/CEO, FBNInsurance, Val Ojumah, who spoke at the commissioning of the Machine at Gbagada General Hospital said, “As a company belonging to FirstBank, it is important that we support government in developmental programmes of this type”.
He said the company is using this to support the Hospital and the Lagos State Ministry of Health in ensuring that more patients suffering from related ailments have access to regular dialysis at an affordable cost.
Ojumah urged the Hospital management to device a means at ensuring that as many people as possible that cannot pay for full cost of dialysis are accommodated in one way or the other.
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