FDH Financial Holdings Limited last week committed items worth K34 million to the government to assist in the fight against Covid pandemic.
The items include Oxygen Med-RC, Oxygen Med-HB, Pulse Oximeters and Patient Monitors.
They will be distributed to Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital in Blantyre, Kamuzu Central in Lilongwe and Mzuzu Central Hospital.
In a statement, FDH Financial Holdings Group Chief Executive Officer William Mpinganjira says, as a responsible corporate citizen, the firm has joined hands with the government and the people of Malawi in fighting the pandemic.
“We have made this contribution to assist in strengthening our healthcare system due to the scale and complexity of the pandemic. The medical equipment and supplies include patient monitors, pulse oximeters and oxygen refills,” he says.
Last year, the firm was involved in various Covid fighting initiatives adding up to K70 million that included contributions to the Presidential Taskforce on Covid, the Private Sector Coalition Against Covid, Blantyre District Health Office, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Cancer Ward and Care Malawi Covid Response Project, among others.
He says the financial institution believes that when the government, private sector and communities work together, the pandemic will be controlled and defeated.
“Together we can save more lives,” he said.
FDH Financial Holdings Limited subsidiaries include FDH Bank plc, FDH Money Bureau Limited, First Discount House Limited, FDH Financial Advisory Services Limited and MSB Properties Limited.