CHORES Are Here!

Sunday, May 3, 2015 9:21 AM - George's, Grenada
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ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA, SATURDAY, MAY 2, 2015 - GIS: Another medical mission is about to rollout services in Grenada next week.

World-renowned medical charity group CHORES; Children’s Health Organization Relief and Educational Services - arrived in Grenada on May 1, 2015, and during their stay will render services in the areas of cardiology, physiotherapy, speech, and occupational therapy.

The mission which ends on May 9 brings the number to 78 in their 26 years of service to Grenada explained, Dr. Beverly Nelson - Chairperson of the CHORES support group in Grenada.

She said the group visits the spice isle 3 times a year and this time around the nine members that make up the group will commence work from Monday.

On this May 2015 Grenada Mission, the CHORES team will include eminent physician Dr. George F. Armstrong who has been with the group for many years and American Cardiologist Dr. Jose Ettedgui, and his wife who founded Patrons of the HeARTS.

Patrons of the HeARTS, is a partnership between the University of Florida Pediatric Cardiovascular Center, Wolfson Children's Hospital and the Jacksonville community.

However Dr. Nelson in speaking about this visit, added that persons would be seen on the regular referral system, which has been proven to be applicable and makes for efficient and effective delivery of services.

However this year, the team is teaming up with a charitable organization at the St. George’s University (SGU).

Priori to the arrival of the CHORES team, the organization had sent a shipment of medical supplies to Grenada which was cleared and distributed among some of the wards an department at the General Hospital including.




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