medical equipment

UK and WHO deliver essential medical equipment across the Pacific

The World Health Organization’s Division of Pacific Technical Support based in Suva, Fiji, and the WHO Country Liaison Office in Tonga are working to meet these varied needs alongside partners like the government of the United Kingdom (UK).

U.S. Government supports Samoa with medical personnel and equipment

A 6-person team of U.S. Navy medical personnel will be working alongside Samoa’s nurses and doctors at the National Hospital the first two weeks of July to augment local capacity.

This medical exchange involves the donation of over $130,000 tala worth of medical equipment.

The equipment include hospital beds with mattresses, defibrillators, dressing trolleys, patient trolleys, patient monitors, A&D nebulizers, suction pumps, ultrasound therapy devices, infrared lamp, TENS machines, portable oxygen machines and paramedic emergency response kits.

Chinese hand over medical equipment to Samoa

The ceremony was held at the Samoa Pharmaceutical Warehouse at Motootua, where the Minister of Health, Afioga Tuitama Dr Leao Talalelei Tuitama received the donation on behalf of the Government and people of Samoa and thanked the Government and people of China for the generous assistance.

The Minister of Health said the donation includes one portable X-ray machine, one colour full digital ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus, one full-automatic biochemistry analyzer and three boxes of lead protective clothing to the value of US$987,119.00.