Ultrasound machine handed over to Kwakwani Hospital

The ultrasound machine gifted to the Kwakwani Hospital in Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Berbice) by President Irfaan Ali was officially handed over to the medical institution on Wednesday. The President made the commitment to donate the much-needed medical equipment during his consultation which was hosted with stakeholders at the Watooka Complex in Linden last week.

Regional Health Officer (RHO) Dr Gregory Harris during the presentation of the machine

The equipment was handed over to the personnel of the Kwakwani Hospital during a visit by representatives of the Regional Democratic Council (RDC). The presentation was made by Regional Health Officer (RHO), Dr Gregory Harris. The ultrasound machine will now serve residents of the Sub-Region Two (areas along the Berbice River) communities. During the visit, RDC representatives also interacted with hospital staff to ascertain other needs of the hospital, in an effort to ensure proper healthcare services are provided for the residents of the riverine communities. Regional Chairman Deron Adams also presented personal protective equipment (PPE) and other supplies to the staff, which were provided by the SB Foundation. The visits by members of the Council to areas all across the Region aims to seek and provide enhancement materials for residents. (G13)