US Embassy Donates 3-Point-4 Million Jamaican Dollars Worth of Equipment to the Southern Regional Health Authority

The overall cost of the equipment donated by the US Embassy is approximately J$3.4 million dollars. This will help the SRHA not only in the fight against COVID-19, but will aid the entity to deliver proper health service within the region.

EmbassySouthern Regional Health Authority (SRHA) Regional Director, Michael Bent (right), aids members of staff to pack equipment, including a generator, donated by the US Embassy for distribution to facilities within the region on Wednesday, November 18 2020 on the SRHA grounds. Mr Bent in receiving the items said the SRHA was pleased with the contribution as it would help to increase the regions capacity to deliver quality health care in what has been a time of global health challenges. He also noted that the generator was a welcomed addition to the regions arsenal of equipment as it would aid the entity to still be productive in the case of power outages and natural disasters.