Presenting the materials, the state NMA Chairman, Dr Valentine Omoifo, appreciated the UBTH management for protecting health workers while ensuring adequate healthcare even in the face of the pandemic.
This is contained in a statement made available to newsmen by the branch NMA Public Relations Officer, Dr Eustace Oseghale, on Tuesday in Benin.
The association assured that presentation of such items to UBTH would be sustained.
“This would be a continuous thing as more personal protective equipments and other materials will be provided to UBTH soon,” it said.
Obaseki informed them that the hospital gates remained open and the hospital currently has about 400 in patients.
“Though this is telling on the hospital revenue as materials to protect staff and patients are now very expensive,” he said.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the items presented included cacatin face shields, face masks, sanitiser, washing soap and gloves.