AGM 2020 postponement and team visits
to West Africa
A couple of weeks ago, we were
looking forward to a Trustee meeting on the 5th of April. The
situation continues to change around the world and lockdown is
In view of the current state of
affairs, I have in good faith, with safety of our members in
mind postponed the AGM indefinitely. The newly elected executive
will run in a role as a non-Executive Trustee till
the AGM officially confers the title 'New Executive'. A new date
for the AGM will be agreed and published in due course. The term
of office of the New Executive will be three years from the date
of the AGM or as determined by the AGM and the constitution.
Also, all Motec team visits to Ghana
/ Nigeria / West Africa from now till mid-September all will be
rescheduled. October and November teams may maintain their
I urge you all to support all efforts
to contain and dismantle the virus both in UK and Ghana.
The call by a member Oliver in
support of medical and paramedical staff protection is laudable.
I hope you will all contribute to this noble effort.
P. Ofori-Atta MB.ChB(Univ. of
Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon, Hertfordshire, England (rtd)
Founding President, Motec Life - UK
UK supports PPE for Ghana Healthcare Workers
A group of doctors from the UK and Ghana
supported by the the Ghanaian Association of Doctors in
Residency are leading a campaign to improve the amount of
personal protective equipment available to Ghanaian healthcare
workers. They have heard the stories from HCWs of a significant
lack of personal protective equipment (PPE) at many Ghanaian
facilities and have decided to help our colleagues fighting
They have set up a direct link with a PPE factory
who is already supplying to groups in Nigeria and UK. Their aim
is to raise enough money as quickly as possible to enable us to
purchase and supply the equipment needed as soon as possible.
They have set up a fundraising 'GOFUNDME' page
and would be grateful for any donations you could make. We ask
that you please share the link on to whomever you feel could
Please visit their website http://www.ppeforghanahealthcareworkers.com/ for
To donate please visit their GoFundMe page:
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