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Seprod Foundation and Canco Ltd adopted Seaforth Health Centre

Jun 17, 2021  |  Kingston

Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton, Minister of Health and Wellness, (second right) and Mr. Norman McDonald (second left), Chairman and CEO of Canco Ltd unveil a plaque marking the adoption of the Seaforth Health Centre by the Seprod Foundation and Canco Ltd, which operates under the Linstead Market brand. Sharing the moment from left are Mr. James Robertson, Member of Parliament for St. Thomas Western, and Ms. Lisa D'Oyen, Executive Director of the Seprod Foundation. The official adoption was held on June 17, 2021.

The Seaforth Health Centre in St. Thomas is a type 3 facility and has been officially adopted by the Seprod Foundation and Canco Limited under the Ministry of Health & Wellness Adopt-A-Clinic Programme.

Speaking at the ceremony, which was held on Thursday, June 17, 2021 at the facility, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton, Minister of Health and Wellness, thanked both entities for their combined commitment to the facility of $6 million for three three years that will assist with the purchase of much needed equipment and for repairs of infrastructure.

Miss Lisa D’Oyen, Executive Director, Seprod Foundation, commended the Ministry, the Health for Life and Wellness Foundation and the Adopt-a-Clinic Programme for successfully engaging the private sector to improve the provision and access to primary healthcare.

Meanwhile, Mr. Norman McDonald, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Canco Ltd, expressed that he was pleased to be apart of Adopt-A-Clinic programme and for contributing positively to the Seaforth Health Centre.

Canco Ltd. operates under the label of Linstead Market.

A Redevelopment Plan was crafted and recently updated in response to the exponential growth of the community and this is expected to facilitate expansion of health services to satisfy the changing needs of the community.

 

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