(Monrovia, Liberia, May 24, 2021)—Liberian Health Minister, Dr. Wilhelmina Jallah, has lavished praises on a US-based Organization, Parks Medical Corporation (PMC), for its overwhelming support and contribution towards the Country’s Health Sector.
“On behalf of the President, H.E. Dr. George Manneh Weah and the people of Liberia, first of all; we want to say thanks to Mr. Parks and his foundation for working along with you [Mr. Nmah] to think about Liberia
“However, the cost of these equipment are an underestimation because they are very expensive and important. Thanks to the Liberian Community in Washington for their involvement in getting these supplies to the country,” she praised.
Explaining further on the importance of the donation, Dr. Jallah deliberated: “To let Liberians know what Mr Parks and his Foundation have donated to Liberia, they donated Endoscopic video system—which is one of the new technology systems; it is a video system that when you are doing the work, the doctor and his/her medical technicians will be able to see what’s going on in the person’s body.”
The Minister, however, emphasized that the donation will be turned over to the John F. Kennedy Medical Center, which is one of the Country’s highest healthcare providers, for an immediate setup.
Dr. Jallah used the occasion to extoll Mr. Gabriel Nmah for using his connection to contribute to the country’s health sector and asked well-meaning Liberians to follow suit.
The donation which worth over eighty thousand United States dollars (US$8,000.00) was attracted through the efforts of Hon. Gabriel Nmah, Deputy Director for Administration of the Liberian National Fire Service (LNFS).
Speaking over the Weekend, while presenting the assorted medical supplies to the Ministry, Hon. Gabriel Nmah, Sr., narrated that the donation followed as a result of his visit to the United States of America in June last year, when he accompanied Sen. Phil D. Fortunato on his gubernatorial Campaign. During the visit, according to him, he met with a philanthropist and businessman, David B. Parks. During the interaction, Mr. Parks promised to help contribute to the country’s health system through his foundation—the PMC.
“When he asked [me] where he could contribute, I named the health sector. But, since I am not a medical practitioner, I immediately contacted Minister Jallah; and they began the conversation”, Mr. Nmah explained. “PMC has actually been donating medical supplies to Senegal, Mexico, India, etc.”
Meanwhile, the LNFS’ Deputy Director beseeched the Ministry to list some medical equipment that public hospitals and clinics lack so PMC can make interventions.
The Parks Medical Corporation (PMC) is an institution which was established in 2001 and have been providing or supplying quality healthcare equipment over twenty years. Mr. David Parks is the president and owner of the Parks Medical Corporation based in Spokane, Washington State, USA. President Parks is a renowned philanthropist and businessman who has also made similar donations to other countries around the world, including but not limited to, Senegal, Mexico, Mali, and the Philippines.
The items received include: Fujifilm 4400HD Endoscopic Video System, ERBE ICC 200 Electrosurgical Unit, Endoscopic Lavage Flush Pump with Water Bottles & Tubing, Savory Esophageal Dilator, EC530LSZ HD Pediatric Colonoscope, EC530HC HD Adult Colonoscope, EG530WR HD Gastroscope and 19” HD NDS Medical Monitor with Cabling and Keyboard.
Among other items donated also are: Cygnus Enzymatic Sponges (Bag), Disposable EndoGator Tubing Sets, Dragontail Microfiber Channel Brushes, Single-Use Colon Biopsy Forceps, FB24E-1 Endoscopy Biopsy Forceps, Reusable Endoscopy Water Bottles, Endoscopy Bite Blocks, PMC Hand Held Leak Tester, Polyp Traps, etc.
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Ministry of Health, R.L