UWIDEF, FLOW donate $2.4-m machine to UHWI

THE University of the West Indies Development & Endowment Fund (UWIDEF), in partnership with FLOW, donated a well-needed glidescope machine valued at J$2.4 million to the University Hospital of the West Indies’ (UHWI’s) anaesthesia department.

UWIDEF’s Executive Director Carla Seaga noted that her organisation was pleased that it has been able to sustain an annual gift to the hospital due to FLOW’s support.

Meanwhile, UWIDEF’s board member Karl Wright, who was also present at the ceremony, explained that the equipment was funded with returns yielded from an invested contribution FLOW made to UWIDEF in 1995.

Returns yielded from the investment have been used over the years to support the hospital with replacing obsolete equipment and improving patient care delivery, a news release from UWIDEF stated. Read more

Source: Observer