Seven ambulances, 19 paramedics to boost emergency health service

Seven ambulances were yesterday set to be distributed to five public hospitals to improve emergency health care across Guyana, while 19 emergency medical technicians (EMTs) are set to graduate today and serve at the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPH).

Five ambulances were handed over to the Minis-ter within the Ministry       of Local Government Norman Whittaker for distribution in various regions and two to Chief Executive Officer of the GPH Michael Khan for the city hospital. The recipient hospitals are at Charity, Essequibo Coast; Leonora, West Coast Demerara; Fort Wellington, West Coast Berbice; Port Mourant, Corentyne, Berbice; and the Linden Hospital Complex along with the GPH.

“We are hoping to add capacity to emergency health services and strengthen ambulance services …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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