$77M in personal protection equipment donated by Canada-Guyana Chamber of Commerce, partners


Personal Protection Equipment including over 1.5 million of medical masks amounting to G$77 million have been donated to Guyana’s Ministry of Health COVID-19 Prevention Programme by the Canada-Guyana Chamber of Commerce (CGCC) partners, PRIMED Medical Products, GlobalMedic and CS World Cargo.

CGCC Co-chair, Winston Kassim remarked, “as a result of our bilateral partnership, we are contributing to Guyana’s COVID Prevention Programme, which is particularly significant in light of the new COVID-19 variant, Omicron. The Chamber is grateful to Rahul Singh, Executive Director of GlobalMedic, PRIMED Medical Products for providing these masks and to Chandie Singh, Director of CS World Cargo, who facilitated the processing and container shipment to Guyana.”


CGCC CEO Treina Fiona Butts said, “This is the second donation of 2021 made by the Canada-Guyana Chamber of Commerce. The first comprised a quantity of food and sanitation items as well as monetary donations to the Civil Defence Commission (CDC) in June 2021.”

Dr. Narine Singh, Chief Medical Officer, extended thanks to the Canada-Guyana Chamber of Commerce for the timely contribution.

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