The Ministry of Health recently received a donation of COVID-19 vaccine stickers and fuel vouchers from Sol EC Ltd and 1st National Bank to aid in the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccination drive.
General Manager of Sol EC Ltd Saint Lucia & Dominica, Deborah Raphael-Edwards said it was necessary to make a contribution towards combating the COVID-19 pandemic and also giving back to the hardworking nurses.
“Sol EC Ltd as good corporate partners, when we found out the stickers were indeed running out — there was a small need within the ministry and we saw it fitting we should partner with the ministry given that COVID-19 has been a very difficult time for us Saint Lucians,” said Raphael-Edwards.
Manager of Projects and Services at 1st National Bank Robert Fevrier said his organisation is aimed at caring for Saint Lucians and giving back to the community.
“We are here as an indigenous institution to support you in whatever way we can and so I extend that support further once it is necessary, the 1st National Bank will be there as an indigenous institution supporting the ministry and of course the people of Saint Lucia by extension,” he said.
Director of the Bureau of Health Education Natasha Lloyd-Felix expressed heartfelt gratitude to the 1st National Bank and Sol EC Ltd for the donation and said it will be very instrumental in advancing the COVID-19 vaccination drive.
The Ministry also thanked private physician Dr Tanya Beauburn for her dedication and commitment in mobilising the private sector organisations’ support of the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccination drive.
The Ministry of Health received a total of 20,000 COVID-19 vaccination stickers, $1000 fuel vouchers and thermal flask bottles.