According to Liberia’s Ambassador accredited to the Republic of Italy, Andrew W. Kronyanh, the assorted medical supplies and relief items were donated to the government of the Republic of Liberia through its Embassy near Rome by an Italian humanitarian organization, ASSOCIAZIONE UNIVERSO HUMANITAS (World Humanitas Association) based in the southern Italian city of Salerno.
The Liberian Ambassador stated that the assorted medical supplies and relief items would help in buttressing the government’s ongoing efforts in responding to the needs of its citizenry.
Ambassador Kronyanh assured that while in Italy, he will continue to galvanize efforts aimed at lobbying support towards supplementing the government’s Pro-poor agenda, which is aimed at lifting the population out of poverty.
He said some of the assorted medical supplies such as fourteen pieces of dialysis devices, one incubator, and thirty oxygen tanks would go a long way in boosting government’s current fight against COVID-19.
He also indicated that 30 big bags of clothing and other items would be helpful for the underprivileged children, most of whom are in government care homes. He used the occasion to thank the Association of World Humanitas Association of Italy for the donation of the assorted medical supplies and relief items to the people of Liberia and promised that they would be used for the intended purpose.
Ambassador Kronyanh also expressed appreciation to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Gbehzohngar Milton Findley and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the support aimed at getting the materials out from the Freeport of Monrovia.
He also thanked authorities of the Ministry of Health for the collaboration.
For his part, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of World Humanitas Association of Italy, Dr. Roberto Schiavone, noted that his organization feels delighted to impact humanity and thanked Ambassador Kronyanh for the opportunity to collaborate in getting the supplies to Liberia.
He also promised to remain committed to ensuring that Liberians get the necessary assistance.