Thursday 20th September, 2018-The Sandals Foundation has donated medical equipment to the Mount St. John’s Medical Centre valued at over US$27,000.
The equipment include vital sign monitors, electronic scales, pediatric beds, hand held pulse oximeters and cardiac monitors.
Executive Director of the Sandals Foundation, Heidi Clarke said the latest donation reflects the foundation’s commitment to children’s health across the Caribbean region.
This is the Sandals Foundation’s second donation of medical equipment to the hospital’s pediatric ward. In 2016, the foundation donated two Comprehensive Infant Care Centers, valued at almost US20, 000.
MSJMC Chairman Bernard Percival had called on the Sandals Foundation to look at continuing its relationship with the medical institution, while recognizing the company’s commitment to the continued development of Antigua and Barbuda
Since 2009, The Sandals Foundation, the nonprofit arm of Sandals and Beaches Resorts, has been working throughout the Caribbean to inspire hope and improve lives. To date, the Foundation has reached and impacted over 209,000 people across the region through health initiatives.