St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The Nevisian Association of Washington DC reports having shipped 52 beds to Nevis last month, with an additional eight to be delivered in a future shipment.
According to the Association, the mechanical hospital beds are a donation to from Transitions Healthcare Capitol City Nursing Home.
It says the beds and urinals are valued in excess of 12,000 US dollars, and are expected to arrive in Nevis this week.
The association says the donation was facilitated by Nevisian Physician, Dr. Gilbert Daniel – the Medical Director of the Transitions Healthcare Capitol Hill.
While explaining the usefulness of the beds, Dr Daniel said one of the major causes of morbidity and mortality in the convalescent population is Aspiration Pneumonia.