East Malaita Constituency (EMC) has delivered three cartons of medical drugs and 13 cartons of medical facemask to Eastern Region Area Health Centre, Nafinua last month.
Delivering the medical drugs and facemask to Community Health Nurse Consultant (CHNC) at Nafinua Ms. Betty Firigeni was the Constituency Project Officer (CPO) for EMC William Kwalemanu.
CPO Kwalemanu said the delivery was done through Nafinua Area Health Centre where later Nafinua medical team will distribute the items to various clinics within the Constituency.
According to Kwalemanu Ms. Firigeni thanked the national government for the donation and EMC for facilitating the smooth delivery.
She assured the government and the constituency office that her team will make sure the donated medicines and facemasks are distributed to all the clinics within the constituency to guarantee sick people access medication at their nearest health centres.
The delivery of the medical items also coincided with delivery of solar light panels/sets and poles to schools in the constituency.
Schools donated with these solar light panels or sets and poles include;
Meanwhile, CPO Kwalemanu said Kwai CHS in ward 16 and Anofiu school in ward 15 will receive their stuffs in the next round of distribution in due time.
He added that the second round of distribution will include churches, Bible schools, Rest Houses and community halls.
Head teacher of Taba’akwaru school, Casper Geobauta while acknowledging the national government through EMC for the support said he is grateful for the support.
“This is an extremely low cost-effective lighting solution. We will make sure this is installed to provide light for the school during night times for security purposes.”
Mr. William said the stuffs were purchased by EMC with the Solomon Islands Government (SIG) funding support through the Constituency Development Fund (CDF) programme, adding this is part of the ongoing support of the constituency under the leadership of MP Manasseh Maelanga towards improving livelihood of its people.
Deputy Prime Minister Honourable Manasseh Maelanga is the current MP for East Malaita Constituency.
– MRD Press