The Pakistan Welfare Organization (PWO) has donated medicine valued at US$550 to the Cynthia Nelson Clinic as part of its post-Ebola donation to the health sector.At the donation recently at the clinic in Logan Town on the Bushrod Island, Monrovia, PWO team leader, Muhammad Zahid said he was delighted to provide the medicine to the clinic as healthcare delivery remains a major concern of the general public.Mr. Zahid said the donation marked a partnership between the two institutions and PWO would make contributions to the Nelson Clinic and the people of Logan Town.“We are donating variety of drugs, including paracetamol, pingo, amoxicillin among others as PWO’s way of showing its concern to the people of Logan Town and Liberia at large. We believe in the welfare of our people and will continue to ensure that PWO plays its role in the health sector of Liberia,” he maintained.Mr. Zahid explained that the clinic provided a list of drugs to the PWO to help support the community’s healthcare delivery.He said his organization believed in helping people at the lower level; especially community based institutions that are involved in making impact in society and promised the Nelson Clinic of future support.He said his organization will also help to provide support to community schools, particularly students basic needs early next month.In remarks, Officer-In-Charge of the Cynthia Nelson Clinic, Edwin T. Sengar, a physician, lauded PWO for its initial support to the center and promised to use the drugs for its intended purpose.Mr. Sengar said the center has been involved in providing healthcare support to people, especially those who do not have financial capacity to pay their medication’s fees and the drug provided by PWO will be used directly for it.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)
Ranchi: Beneficiaries of the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) scheme in Jharkhand can now avail a free refill of their LPG cylinders which the state government claims is first such initiative in the country. The process of refill of cylinders along with distribution of 12 lakh new LPG connections will begin from August 23, a statement issued here on Sunday said. “Jharkhand is the only state where beneficiaries of the scheme are given free ovens and filled cylinders during distribution of the connections. Now, they can refill their cylinders for free,” it said. The release said that 31 lakh LPG connections have already been distributed in the state since launch of the scheme in 2016. The PMUY scheme is aimed at replacing hazardous cooking fuels used in rural India with clean and efficient LPG. Families below the poverty line are beneficiaries of the scheme.