By Leroy Smith
www.inewsguyana.com] – More than 300 persons today (Saturday, June 7) benefited from a medical outreach which was executed by the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) and the Guyana Police Force (GPF) through the Impact Albouystown Project.
The event which was also supported by the Private Sector, begun at 9:00 hours and concluded at 15:00 hours, witnessing a massive turnout despite the occasional down pours.
Speaking with iNews on the initiative, Head of the Guyana Defence Force Medical Corps Major Parneshwar Netram said that the GDF was very happy when they were approached by the police to partner for the initiative.
Today’s medical outreach saw residents of Albouystown benefiting from services such as dental care, pressure testing, HIV testing and counseling among other services. The Major told iNews that the medical personnel who were administering the various cares were certified medical doctors and support staff.
Meanwhile, Deputy Superintendent Khali Pareshrsam, who is in charge of the Ruimveldt Police Station, explained that the event was long in the making following the launching of the Impact Albouystown Project just over two months ago.
He said that the outreach is just part of the many things being done by the Guyana Police Force.
Also present at the outreach this morning was ‘A’ Division Commander Clifton Hicken, Deputy Commander Dion Moore, Traffic Officer Calvin Brutus and Impact Project Coordinator Wayne De-Heart.