Medical supplies from Halifax Health are loaded for shipment to Kenyan hospitals. Pictured are: (L-R) Courtney Fletcher, James Crossman, Dr. Carl Chotas, Nathan Hitchcock, Dr. Amy Hitchcock and Jim Crossman, Sr.
DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. – (October 8, 2019) – Halifax Health recently made a donation of medical supplies to World Medical Mission, the medical arm of Samaritan’s Purse, an international relief organization.
Donated items included bags of intravenous fluids, catheters for peripheral lines, central line kits, suture kits and respiratory supplies, including airways, tubing and gloves. The supplies have been shipped to assist Kenyan hospitals.
This donation effort was spearheaded by Halifax Health Chief Medical Officer Margaret Crossman, M.D. and Carl Chotas, M.D., a 2018 graduate of the Halifax Health - Family Medicine Residency Program who is currently serving at a hospital in Chogoria, Kenya.
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