4 hospitals receive $2M equipment donation

first_imgRepresentatives from the various hospitals receiving the donationsThe Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC); Linden Hospital Complex (LHC); New Amsterdam Hospital and Suddie Hospital on Wednesday were the recipients of a $2 million donation, which will see the improvement of visual presentations to educate the public.The four hospitals were each presented with one 55-inch television, a DVD player, DVD recordings and wall mounts, which were donated by Dr Lorna Amsterdam. It was related that Dr Amsterdam has been donating equipment to a number of hospitals for just over a year.According to the representatives from the hospitals, the televisions will be placed in the waiting areas to educate patients on various health issues, while some would be placed in the ophthalmology department to bring awareness on the different optical conditions.The ceremony was attended by Public Health Minister Volda Lawrence, who noted in her remarks, “This is what we’re talking about, giving back to the community. They’re giving back in a very healthy way, because these instruments will be used to bring about awareness of various health issues and also to teach our patients some of the dos and don’ts in terms of keeping their bodies healthy and also keeping their families healthy.“It is all-encompassing with what the Ministry’s vision is; trying to ensure that we take health to the people and we want to express our sincere appreciation for these instruments,” she added.She also highlighted that the hospitals who are recipients of the equipment should value the contributions that were made and recognise that this addition would add value to the service which they are expected to provide to the public.The idea behind these contributions is to reach out to Guyanese and educate them on a disease that they may have or the guidelines that are necessary to prevent such diseases.last_img read more

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NIGHTCLUBS LINE UP TOP STARS IN BATTLE FOR BUSINESS

first_imgTHE battle for business in one Co Donegal town has been wound up as club owners go head-to-head to compete for punters.The Pulse in Letterkenny is really pulling out all the stops with a massive relaunch on Saturday, March 31st, with former Boyzone singer Keith Duffy among top guests.And they follow that up eight days later with none other than JLS who will arrive in Donegal after a gig in Belfast the night before.Not to be outdone Sister Sara’s in the town has decided to have its own relaunch party next Saturday night – laying on free entry and free champagne. They’ve even done a promo video (above) to try to get the message out.Meanwhile at Voodoo/INK, they are also announcing big acts.“After two years of trying we’ve finally got Radio One DJ Annie Mac!” they said.NIGHTCLUBS LINE UP TOP STARS IN BATTLE FOR BUSINESS was last modified: March 26th, 2012 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:INK/VoodooIT’S WAR! NIGHTCLUBS IN BATTLE FOR BUSINESSSister Sara’sThe Pulselast_img read more

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