May 07, 2021 Sports
Port Mourant Hospital also benefit…
Kaieteur News – The eleven cricket teams of the Rose Hall Town Youth and Sports Club (RHTY&SC) on Tuesday last honored four outstanding Medical Workers from the Port Mourant Public Hospital. The workers were selected by the Administration of the Hospital based on their performance and commitment over the last year.
An executive team from the RHTY&SC including Vice President Mark Papannah, Secretary/ CEO Hilbert Foster, Assistant Secretary/CEO Simon Naidu and Organising Secretary Ravindranauth Kissonlall visited the institution for a simple presentation for the 3rd Annual Tribute to Medical Workers Programme.
The workers honored were Dr. Rafeek Rahaman. Medex Sheliza Shultz, Nurse Venisa Persaud and Driver, Nigel Trotz.
Foster informed that in 2019 he was a patient at the Hospital and over the course of his eight-day stay he was very impressed with the high level of professionalism among the staff and committed the RHTY&SC to assisting as much as possible. He has also hosted an annual award to honor the best of the best.
Over the last three years, a total of 23 staff members have been honored for outstanding performances and Foster pledged that the club would continue to host the award in the future. The awardees were urged to uphold their high standards and were reminded that the health of the nation is the wealth of the nation.
The long standing club official stated that the professionalism of the Port Mourant Hospital was unmatched across the country along with its general appearance. He made special mention of Dr Rahaman and Nurse Persaud who were among the workers who attended him during his stay there three years ago.
He noted that the nation was blessed to have such outstanding medical workers during the ongoing pandemic. Each of the awardees received a plaque, Medal of Excellence, framed certificate along with three special gifts.
The eleven cricket teams also handed over a bicycle and a trolley to the management of the Hospital as part of their annual Basil Butcher Trust Fund Project. The bicycle would be used by the porters at the institution to fulfill their duties while the trolley would be used to move around the EKG machine.
Naidu disclosed that over the past three years, the club and its cricket teams have made numerous donations to the hospital in an effort to assist management in fulfilling its mandate to the general public.
The club would also be providing some Mothers Day hampers to the hospital for outstanding mothers working there. Medical Doctor in Charge Dr. Sukhdeo expressed gratitude to the club for its assistance over the years and congratulated the awardees on being selected.
Dr. Rahaman speaking on behalf of the awardees pledged to uphold their high standards in the future and also congratulated the RHTY&SC on the outstanding work it was doing across the county of Berbice for youths and the less fortunate.
The eleven cricket teams of the club are Poonai Pharmacy Under-12 and 13, Farfan and Mendes Under-15, Bakewell Under-17 and Second Division, Pepsi Under-19 and Intermediate, Metro Females, Vitality Inc. Under-23, NAMILCO Thunderbolt Flour Under-21 and First Division.
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