Standard Chartered gives to Noguchi to Support COVID-19 Fight

Standard Chartered Bank has donated a Molecular workstation (portable PCR) testing equipment and N95 nose masks to the Institute in support of the fight against COVID 19.
Mrs. Mansa Nettey, CEO of Standard Chartered said ; "testing is very important in the fight against the pandemic and we believe that it is appropriate to support the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research with the right equipment to expand and enhance its testing capabilities."

The Director of the Institute on receiving the items also said, Noguchi would like to show its appreciation by accepting Standard Chartered as a key strategic partner. He continued that the donation will go a long way to help in this pandemic. The PCR equipment is a mobile one and the institute will use it to augment its work in testing for the virus.

The Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR), set up in 1979 as a semi autonomous institute of the University, is the leading biomedical research facility in Ghana.

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