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South East Regional Health Authority

SERHA Receives Medical Supplies and Equipment from GSI Foundation

Nov 03, 2020  |  Kingston

Dr. Eric Nathan (right); explains the function of the equipment to Ms. Maureen Golding (centre), Regional Director, South East Regional Health Authority (SERHA) and Mr. Gavin Lowe (left), Director of the Good Samaritan Inn (GSI) and the GSI Foundation, during the handover of medical equipment to SERHA on Tuesday, November 3, at the GSI's Geffrard Place address in St. Andrew.

SERHA has benefited from a donation of medical supplies and equipment valued at more than $5 million, which will support the fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

The items, procured through private donation from Jamaica-born doctor and philanthropist based in the United States, Dr Pete Williams, were handed over by local charity Good Samaritan Inn during a ceremony at the Good Samaritian Inn on Wednesday, November 3, 2020.

They include two vital signs monitors, one compression pump, one defibrillator, one phototherapy unit, one heat lamp, five humidifiers, 14 lockable medication cabinets, 11 medical maternity bassinets, 35 blood pressure cuffs, three boxes of patient wrist bands and one infant examination table and scale.

Ms.Maureen Golding, Regional Director, SERHA in expressing gratitude for the items, said they will enhance the quality of care provided by facilities in the Region.

 

 

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