US, Guyana collaborate with NGOs to assist Linden residents

Representatives of the United States Embassy in Guyana and non-governmental organisations – Guyana Medical Relief, Guyana Cancer Society, and Food For The Poor recently hosted a medical outreach for residents in Linden in collaboration with the Linden Hospital.
As part of its ongoing humanitarian assistance partnership with Guyana, the US Embassy donated seven air-conditioning units to the paediatric section of the Linden Hospital, thus providing a more comfortable setting for children receiving care.

US Embassy representatives present air-conditioning units to Linden Hospital

Additionally, members of the US Embassy Humanitarian Assistance Program collaborated to bring medical assistance to over 250 residents of Linden at the Linden Hospital.
Linden residents received ophthalmology, gynaecology and dental care along with blood testing, and food donations.
“We are proud to partner with the Government of Guyana and local NGO partners to increase resources, availability of care, and essential services to improve the quality of life for residents,” a release from the US Embassy stated.
This collaboration highlights the US Embassy’s initiatives and commitment to strengthen partnerships within Guyana’s health sector and to work with the Government of Guyana at all levels to support enhanced public health for the people of Guyana.