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American Friends of Jamaica Donates $2M Worth of Equipment to KPH

Dec 18, 2019  |  Kingston

Ms. Frances Fulton, (second left), Programmes Analyst at the American Friends of Jamaica, Frances Fulton, hands over $2 million worth of equipment and items Mrs. Kathleen Cooper-Brown Acting Chief Executive Officer at the Kingston Public Hospital, during a ceremony at the institution Wednesday, December 18, 2019. Sharing in the moment (from left) are: Dr. Natalie Whylie, Senior Medical Officer at the KPH and Mrs. Debbie-Ann McKenzie Cooke, Deputy Director of Nursing Services at the KPH,

The American Friends of Jamaica officially handed over $2 million worth of equipment and accessories to the Kingston Public Hospital (KPH) during a ceremony at the institution on Wednesday, December 18, 2019.

In her remarks at the ceremony, Ms. Frances Fulton, programmes analyst at the American Friends of Jamaica, said that the donations were acquired through a pledge drive at the Miami gala.

The donations include a Cogent Transport Stretcher; eight Tanita physician digital beam scales; and three EDAN iM3 Vital Signs Monitors with non-invasive blood pressure, pulse oximetry (SpO2), quick temperature (axillary/oral) and mobile stand with Basket and accessories (all adult).

Dr. Natalie Whylie, Senior Medical Officer, Kingston Public Hospital, expressed thanks to the charitable organization for the much needed equipment.

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