President of the Mandeville Rotary Club, Dr. Garth Anderson (right) hands over three new video laryngoscopes valued at US $8,500 to Senior Medical Officer of the Mandeville Regional Hospital (MRH), Dr. Everton McIntosh. The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International and the NCB Group donated the medical equipment to the hospital on Tuesday, July 28 on the grounds of the MRH.
Video laryngoscopy is described as a major advancement in the safe placement of a patient’s breathing tube with improved visualisation of the opening of the windpipe, with improved success rates. Dr. McIntosh explained that the video laryngoscope, which is a new piece of equipment for the hospital will improve the safety of patients, while reducing risks.
Participating in the handover are: (left to right): Foundation Chair of Rotary District 7020, Dr. Patrick Adizua, CEO of the MRH, Alwyn Miller and Assistant Governor, Jamaica South West, Rotary District 2020, Marcelle Fenton.