Health Ministry donates wheelchairs to Periwinkle Cancer Club

The Ministry of Health has provided two wheelchairs to the Periwinkle Cancer Club, a release from the Government Information Agency said yesterday.

The handing over ceremony took place on Wednesday in the compound of the Ministry of Health on Brickdam.

One of the wheelchairs handed over to the Periwinkle Cancer Club (GINA photo)

One of the wheelchairs handed over to the Periwinkle Cancer Club (GINA photo)

The wheelchairs along with walking aids were handed over by Minister of Health Dr Bheri Ramsaran to Chairperson of the club’s Welfare Sub-committee Nurse Penelope Layne.

GINA said that Ramsaran reiterated that cervical cancer is still a problem in Guyana but that significant work has been done over the years to create  awareness of the  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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