JFKMC MANAGEMENT DEDICATES FIRST POST WAR PEDIATRIC OPERATING THEATER

JFKMC MANAGEMENT DEDICATES FIRST POSTWAR PEDIATRIC OPERATING THEATER AS FIRSTLADY CLAR MARIE WEAH CUTS RIBBON!!

(Monrovia, October 31, 2022) The Board of Directors and Management of the John Fitzgerald Kennedy Medical Center in collaboration with KidsOR International and Smile Train Africa today officially dedicated a newly refurbished and equipped Operating Theater at the JFK Medical Center.

The remodeling of the Operating Theater which is located on the 4th floor of the John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital, is intended to exclusively serve the pediatric population of Liberia.

This Pediatric Operating Theater is fully furnished and equipped with state-of-the-art pediatric surgical equipment to ensure an ambience suitable for the effective and safe treatment of our pediatric population. The benefits of having a fully equipped and furnished Pediatric Operating Theater are innumerable.

The Theater will greatly enhance pediatric surgical interventions, provide an enabling environment that is calming and less intimidating to children, and also be reserved for the exclusive use of our pediatric patrons. Most importantly, there will also be training for dedicated staff to carter to pediatric patients at the facility.

The First lady of the Republic of Liberia Madam Clar Marie Weah did the official dedication of the facility and commended the Management of the JFK Medical Center under the leadership of Dr. Brown for the level of development and transformation that is taking place at the Nation’s premiere Medical Center.

For his part, the Chief Executive Officer and General Administrator of the JFK Medical Center Dr. Jerry Fahnloe Brown provided a brief historicity of the project and also outlined some challenges and achievements of his administration. The CEO of JFK used the occasion to encourage parents to firstly seek medical advice from Doctors at the JFK Medical Center concerning their children’s medical conditions before making a decision to take them abroad, because according to him most of those medical conditions affecting their children can be treated by Doctors right here in Liberia.

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