Martinique is helping Saint Lucia in its battle against COVID-19 with the donation of medical supplies and the arrival here of a team of medical practitioners.
The Medical Director of the OKEU Hospital-Victoria Hospital, Dr. Alisha Eugene-Ford, has welcomed the assistance.
“From last week we received one of their physicians, Dr. Hussein Medawis,” she disclosed.
“He came across last week to assist us with the management of COVID-19 cases, ” Eugene-Ford told the Communications Unit of the Ministry of Health.
She also said another physician from Martinique, Dr. Dabor Resiere, has regularly been working here.
But he returned with a team and medical supplies to help this country care for COVID-19 patients.
Resiere said the University Hospital of Martinique is pleased to be able to assist the people of Saint Lucia in a time of need.
“I look forward during my week here to continuing medical education and training to professionals of Saint Lucia and welcome them to come to our University Hospital,” he said.
According to the Ministry of Health here, over the coming weeks, medical practitioners from the Owen King EU Hospital will receive additional training on the management of COVID-19 from the Martinique medical team.
Headline photo: Martinique medical team