St. Vincent and the Grenadines received a donation of Personal Protective Equipment (face shields, goggles, masks, respirators and gowns) from the Government of Canada via the Pan American Health Organisation.

The items were delivered by a Royal Caribbean Aircraft and represent a contribution to this country’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The shipment weighed 14,000lbs and was valued at over EC$600,000.00.

Minister Luke Browne along with Sir Louis Straker (Honourable Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs) and PAHO Country Programme Specialist Nicole Slack-Liburd was on hand to receive the packages.

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