Entrance Pharmaceuticals and Research Centre, the manufacturing subsidiary of Tobinco Group of companies has locally produced hydroxychloroquine, a drug is gradually emerging as the antidote to the deadly Covid-19 disease. Hydroxychloroquine has been endorsed by WHO for the treatment of COVID-19 patients.
The company has therefore presented 1,000 courses of Hydroxychloroquine worth over GH¢ 100,000 and 18,000 bottles of Foligrow to the Ministry of Health to support the government in the fight against COVID-19 in Ghana.
The Deputy Minister of Health, Dr Bernard Okoe Boye who received the package on behalf of the government, commended the Group led by Nana Amo Tobbin I for the gesture.
He noted that for the government to succeed in the fight against COVID-19, it would need the partnership of the private sectors, such as the Tobinco Group, expressing the hope that the partnership would last.