First Lady celebrates with mothers of New Year’s Day babies

First Lady, Mrs. Arya Ali, today, joined mothers in the delivery unit of the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC), to celebrate the birth of 15 New Year’s Day babies. She was accompanied by CEO Brigadier (ret’d) George Lewis.

Her Excellency, First Lady Arya Ali gives a care package to a mother and her baby

The First Lady praised the maternity staff for the work they have been doing.

“I must commend you all in this Covid time where we’re all, each and every one of us, battling this pandemic but we’ll make it through. I just want to wish you all a happy, healthy and a prosperous new year and stay safe,” she said.

Mrs. Ali also distributed care packages to the mothers.

CEO of the GPHC, Brigadier (ret’d) George Lewis.

Meanwhile, Mr. Lewis expressed the hospital’s gratitude to the First Lady. “Thank you for coming out today. Thank you for sharing the wonderful moments with the mothers who are here and thank you for coming and interacting with the nurses and the other members of staff.” 

Mrs. Ali also visited the ward on December 25 to celebrate with the mothers of Christmas Day babies.

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