In excess of 28 million dollars’ worth of medical equipment was donated to the Georgetown Public Hospital by the People’s Republic of China. Officials in the health care sector say that the donation will expand the level of health care provided to Guyanese. Here are the details from Javone
The donation will now allow the Georgetown Public Hospital to perform plastic surgery; with a tissue expander unit. In addition, the health institution will also now be able to provide improved ophthalmology services with an iris repairer. Along with the donation, the People’s Republic of China had previously dispatched a group of Doctors specialized in several fields of medicine and surgery. This is the 14
Minister of Health Volda Lawrence remarked that the donation of equipment will further concrete the relationship Guyana shares with China. She expressed optimism that better health services will be provided in 2019.
Chief Executive of the GPHC Ret’d Brigadier George Lewis explained that collaborations between Guyana and China