As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities, LG Electronics, a global leader in consumer electronics and heating, ventilation and air conditioning, visited Braithwaite Memorial Specialist Hospital, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, where it donated some units of all new Gencool Inverter air conditioners, jet cool air conditioners as well as treated mosquito nets to the hospital management.
The brand has received accolades from Nigerian consumers over the years, for having their interests at heart in the development of cutting edge technological products, and embarking on this gesture in order to enhance health care delivery services in Nigeria.
At the event, officials of LG Electronics interrelated with the health centre management as well as members of the community.
The donated items are expected to meet the needs of the health centre in their mission to provide people in the community with excellent health care services.
Speaking at the occasion, Mr. Hari Elluru, Head of Corporate Marketing, LG Electronics West Africa Operations, said: “We have remained competitive while improving sustainability; we have enabled investment and innovation required to deploy new technologies and to safely and responsibly develop progressive products.”
Speaking further, he said: “We believe that the air conditioning units as well as the other items we are donating today will improve the service delivery in the hospital and provide the enabling environment for the medical personnel.”
Also speaking at the occasion was the Regional Manager, Fouani Nigeria Limited, Mr. Moustapha Khrais, who said: “This visit, which is part of LG Electronics’ Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities, is aimed at reaching out to health institutions in the country. It is my firm belief that the items we are donating today will go a long way to empower this health facility as well as the people of this community in their quest to enjoy sound health by empowering the hospital staff to do their jobs more efficiently”.
Receiving the items on behalf of the management of Braithwaite Memorial Hospital, the Medical Director, Dr. Paul Ledee Kua, commended LG Electronics for the kind gesture.
“We are proud to be the recipients of these distinctively designed air conditioning units and the treated over 350 mosquito nets. We appreciate LG Electronics’ generosity and good will to our community which is clearly demonstrated by this donation.”
Speaking further, he called on other corporate organisations and public spirited individuals to emulate LG in responding to the needs of health institutions. He affirmed that there are many organisations that are in dire need of support.
By donating these innovative electronic products, LG Electronics through this event has shown itself to be a brand that truly believes in the health sector