A generous shipment of medical supplies from the United States was distributed among a number of health care institutions in St. Vincent and the Grenadines last Friday.

Medical Relief Association Inc. (MRA) presented health care professionals representing three hospitals and 13 district clinics with supplies at a ceremony at the Calliaqua Town Hall.

Trish St. Hill, a Vincentian residing in New York, collaborated with Midwood Lions Club of Brooklyn to collect surplus medical supplies from hospitals and other such institutions and these were then shipped off to MRA for distribution in St Vincent. This is the largest shipment of medical supplies the organisation has ever received from a single source and included dressing kits, IV fluids and a wide range of other medical goods.

The items were shipped in three large bins and Standard Shippers gave reduced shipping rates.

MRA is a local not-for-profit organisation that provides charitable medical services. The organization is headed by Fidel Caesar”.