GPHC receives medical equipment

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donation 2 January[www.inewsguyana.com] – Guyana Help the Kids (GHTK) – a registered charity in Toronto Canada and Guyana, donated medical equipment (incubator) and supplies to the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

The donation was in keeping with GKTK’s mandate to reduce the infant mortality in Guyana.

Chief Executive Officer of the Hospital, Michael Khan expressed his gratitude for the equipment and the continued education of the doctors and nurses.

“The hospital is very appreciative of all that the GHTK Organisation continues to do for the improvement of paediatric care in Guyana both at GPHC and the regional hospitals. We look forward to their continued support.”  

In January of this year, GPHC received another shipment of eight (8) Dragger C-2000 Incubators – an upgrade to the C-100 that was formerly donated to the hospital in 2011 and 2012.

Adding to the donations were also transport incubators, neonatal ventilators, patient monitors, warmers and an undisclosed amount of consumable medical supplies.

President of GHTK Dr. Narendra Singh spoke of the charity’s commitment to reduce the infant mortality rate in Guyana

“We are committed to making a sustainable difference as evidenced by our success in the Paediatric Residency Programme, the Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing Programme, the Hand Hygiene Programme and the infrastructural upgrades of the NICU both at GPHC, Linden, New Amsterdam and soon, West Demerara Regional and Suddie Hospitals”.

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