Health Ministry receives US$50,000 in medical supplies

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THE Ministry of Health was yesterday presented with a quantity of medical supplies such as beds, thermometers, and vacuum tubing at a cost of approximately US$50,000 from the Charge d’ Affaires of the U.S. Embassy, Ms. Karen Williams. The supplies were remainder of the U.S. military’s New Horizon mission that recently visited Guyana on a humanitarian mission.

Minister within the Ministry of Health, Dr. Bheri Ramsaran said the medical supplies received will be distributed to various health facilities across the country. He expressed gratitude for the much needed equipment.

The donation was co-ordinated through Mission Outreach, a humanitarian organisation in the U.S. and Food for Poor Guyana Inc.

According to Ms. Williams, the donation is a continuing part of the promise to the people of Guyana to provide humanitarian assistance through the support of the Ministry of Health.