GPHC gets EKG machine from overseas Charity Organization



IMG_8166[] – The Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) received an Electric Cardiogram Machinefrom the New York based, charitable nonprofit organization – Operation DreamCatchers on Tuesday, July 8.

Chief Executive Officer of GPHC, Michael khan explained that the equipment will be used in the Accident and Emergency Department to respond to complains surrounding chest pains and diagnose possible heart disorders.

He recalled meeting the group last year when they visited the hospital to make small donations and expressed his appreciation.

The institution has three such machines now. He said the team which visits Guyana once yearly is likely to make annual donations of this type to the GPHC.IMG_8168

iNews understands that this is one of the group’s largest projects for 2014, while there are plans to make donations to the Wakenaam Hospital, Skeldon Hospital and other health care facilities.

Also, the team plans to help with the renovation of the Port Mourant Rehabilitation Unit. This is the team’s third mission to Guyana aimed towards generally alleviating the medical and health related needs of the country.

The organization hosts medical supply collections and fundraisers to obtain necessary supplies which are distributed to underprivileged communities and facilities in Guyana. DreamCatchers was founded in September2009 and do similar initiatives in other countries. [Kurt Campbell]




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