Office of First Lady distributes hampers to mothers at West Dem. Hospital, GHPC
– as part of Mother’s Day celebrations
Some 50 mothers at the West Demerara and Georgetown Public Hospitals, today received hampers from the Office of the First Lady, Mrs. Arya Ali, as part of an initiative to give back to mothers on Mother’s Day.
The hampers were sponsored by Muneshwers Limited.
Government Medical Officer (GMO) at the West Demerara Hospital, Dr. Shemaine Anderson said the hampers will be gifted to the post-natal mothers. At the time, there were six patients in the maternity unit.
“We are very grateful at the West Dem Hospital that considerations are being given to our mothers. We know that right now, during the pandemic, things are very difficult and these hampers go a far way in assisting our mothers to attend to their babies and the family as a whole. So, on this day, Mother’s Day, we are grateful that the First Lady can consider our mothers within this region, and I am sure that they are very much appreciative of it,” Dr. Anderson said.
Meanwhile, GPHC’s Junior Departmental Sister, Nurse Althea Bristol spoke of the significance of the hamper distribution.
“It’s because its Mother’s Day, and even though they are not first-time mothers, I mean it’s just this special feeling of being appreciated for giving birth. So, it’s just about giving back, saying thank you for adding to our society and bringing them forth.” Both hospital representatives and mothers thanked the First Lady and Muneshwers for the timely contribution.