The Mercy International Nurses Association Based in New Jersey USA has donated medical kits worth millions of dollars to the Connaught children’s ward in Freetown.
The Mercy International Nurses Association USA donation includes blood pressure machines, crutches, wheel chairs, medical linens, hand sanitizers, and two plasma television set. The children’s ward was also decorated. The Rev. Dr. Kellie Kolleh Samura said the donation was to show their Christian beliefs of loving and caring for one another in the time of need. He said they as Patriotic Sierra Leoneans need to showcase what they can do for their beloved nation especially in the health sector. Rev Dr. Samura said they want to establish a branch in Sierra Leone to carryout intensive operation within the health sector and also in Education.
He told the management of the Connaught Hospital that the medical kits are for the patients and that they should uphold the partnership towards improving the health sector especially for the benefit of children. Rev. Dr. Kellvie Kolleh Samura pointed out that they have a scheme of scholarship with the Mercy International Nurses Association USA, in supporting 50 needy children in Sierra Leone.
Receiving the items, the Matron of Connaught Hospital Isatu Kamara said the Medical kits will be well utilized and called on the Mercy International Nurses Association USA to continue their support towards the hospital. A parent Memunatu Conteh extended thanks and appreciation to the Mercy International Nurses Association USA for making the ward healthy for the children.
Mercy International Nurses Association USA organisation is made up of Sierra Leoneans Working as professional nurses in the United States of America with the humanitarian heart of developing and supporting the country’s health activities.