Wednesday 25th March, 2020
Emmanuel Todd, GNA
Accra, March 25, GNA
– The Unilever Ghana Limited on Wednesday donated four cartons of Lifebouy
Anti-Germ Soaps to the Ghana News Agency as measure to protect journalists
against the infection and spread of the a COVID-19 pandemic in the newsroom.
Mr Henry Herbert
Malm, Head of Communications and Sustainability, Unilever Ghana who presented
the Lifebouy Anti-Germ Soaps to the GNA Newsroom said Lifebuoy was one of the
best anti-germ soaps on the market and in these times of COVID-19 hand washing
with soap under running was paramount.
He said the soaps
were to ensure that journalists who also by the nature of their work are
classified as frontline workers are protected and assisted to adhere to
COVID-19 Preventive Protocols especially hand washing.
“We hope it helps;
the support by Unilever Ghana’s Lifebuoy soap brand, is to advocate proper hand
washing with an anti-germ soap under running water among journalists,” he said.
He said the Company
would continue to stand with Ghanaians to fight against the spread of the
Coronavirus disease by assisting with educational drives, sharing of expertise,
and donation of products to health centers, when necessary.
Mr Malm said the
company had started to collaborate with some media houses on sharing of
educational materials on practices to help people stay safe and there have been
educational campaigns at some churches and lorry stations where hand washing
stations had been set up to encourage proper handwashing habits as well.
implores the good people of Ghana to endeavor to adhere to the safety and
health protocols outlined and announced by the government, and to commit, at a
personal level, to keep safe always,” he said.Unilever Ghana was established in
1992 through the merger of UAC Ghana and Lever Brothers and listed on the Ghana
Management of Ghana News Agency has provided Veronica bucket at strategic
locations on the premises as well as fixed hand sanitizer wall dispenser at
vantage points to ensure that staffs, and visitors adhere to COVID-19 safety