US conducts medical training in Region 1

US Ambassador to Guyana, Sarah-Ann Lynch interacting with medical personnel in Region One

The United States Embassy’s Humanitarian Assistance Program (HAP) Team has conducted a medical training with members of the Ministry of Health at Port Kaituma, Region One (Barima-Waini).
The team trained hospital personnel, teachers, local volunteers, Police officers, and members of the Guyana Defence Force in basic trauma care, preventative medicine, women’s health, sex education, and veterinary medicine.
The persons conducting the training were medical professionals from the Global Medical and Surgical Support Group Corps, one medical specialist from the US HAP team, one US veterinarian specialist, and one preventative medicine specialist.

Some of the persons at the medical training in Port Kaituma, Region One (Barima-Waini)

Along with training, the team made assessments for future US-interagency deliveries of medical supplies for those areas in need.
In her remarks, US Ambassador to Guyana, Sarah-Ann Lynch, praised the community participation and cooperation that made the largest medical training of the HAP team possible in Port Kaituma.
“The continued partnership between the U.S. Embassy and Guyana is critical in order to address, alongside the people of Region One, community needs in health, security, and prosperity. The United States is honoured to work with the people of Region One, hand in hand, with a goal of prosperity for all,” the Ambassador said.