Don’t let too much of summer vacation slip away before planning to get ready for school again – including all childhood immunizations.
(Black PR Wire) RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Improvements in national kidney transplant policy have evened the rates at which African-American transplant candidates receive kidneys from deceased donors, according to data from United Network for Organ Sharing(UNOS). UNOS serves as the national Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN) under federal contract.
Providing quality healthcare has been at the forefront of healthcare delivery within the Southern Regional Health Authority, which was publicly awarded when Proprietor of Jakes Hotel Villas and Spa and Jack Spratt Restaurant in Treasure Beach, St. Elizabeth, Mr. Jason Henzell, officially handed over a refurbished two bedded private suite to the Black River Hospital (BRH) valued at $250, 000.00.
An individual who has fallen into the trap of heroin use, abuse or addiction is struggling against the devastating effects of one of the most potent and addictive drug substances currently in existence. Heroin is a member of the opiate family of drugs, which are derived from the seed pod of the Asian poppy plant. Where opium is refined in order to create morphine, morphine is further refined in order to create heroin.
SRHA Regional Director, Mr. Michael Bent explained that overshoes are protective coverings worn by surgical personnel working in a sterile environment in order to minimize contamination and with 12 active operating theatres within the SRHA health facilities and over 12, 000 surgeries performed annually, the Authority welcomes the needed items. He added that the donation will definitely make an impact as it will boost the Authority's supplies of the critical items. Ms. O'Connor noted that though the FLOW Foundation has as its pillars of support, education and youths at risk, its decision to donate the protective coverings to the Authority is a pleasure and delight. She added that it cannot be the sole responsibility of the government to support healthcare as healthcare affects every citizen.
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