Heart-mending mission

Thursday, January 15, 2015

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Health Minister Dr Fenton Ferguson (right) and Everton W Anderson (left), chief executive officer at the National Health Fund, examine a portable Echocardiogram Machine valued at US$100,000, donated to the Government of Jamaica by charitable organisation Chain of Hope. Ferguson was happy to accept the machine, which is expected to be used in several hospitals islandwide, including the Mandeville Regional Hospital, Savanna-la-Mar Hospital and the Cornwall Regional Hospital. In the background, sharing in the moment (from left) are Carla Newman, executive director of Chain of Hope, Jamaica; Dr Charmaine Scott, paediatric cardiologist at Bustamante Hospital for Children; and Emma Scanlan, chief executive officer of Chain of Hope. Chain of Hope is a Worldwide Charitable Organisation headquartered in London.



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