THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA MAKES A SIGNIFICANT DONATION IN THE FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19
The People’s Republic of China has made a significant donation of medical supplies to aid in the fight against the spread of COVID-19 in The Bahamas. On Tuesday April 28th, 2020 Chinese Ambassador His Excellency Mr. Huang Qinguo, signed the handover certificate on the China Aid Pandemic Prevention Goods with Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) Deputy Director of the Supplies Management Agency (SMA) Mr. Audley G. Bain.
The donation, which was organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in conjunction with the Ministry of Health, includes 500 disposable protective medical gowns, 500 protective face masks for medical use, 50 medical protective goggles, 500 sterile latex gloves, 500 medical isolation shoe covers, and 100 infrared thermometers.
Mr. Bain formally expressed appreciation for the aid received. The Supplies Management Agency (SMA) is the public health sector’s principal procurement agency. Its mission is to provide quality medicines, medical supplies and health commodities for the residents of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas.