Address the diabetes disease burden in St Andrews by surveying community needs related to diabetes, donating relevant medical equipment (e.g. glucose monitors, test strips) and distributing educational material on diabetes prevention and management. We have decided to direct our attention to diabetes because it is responsible for about 1 in every 12 deaths in Dominica and is associated with other malignant diseases like hypertension (high blood pressure) and kidney malfunction.
Hospital Admission Kits
The Foundation is raising funds to supply "hospital admission kits" to patients in Dominica.
The pack will include the following:
5. Toilet Paper
The purpose of the St Andrews Hospital Foundation is raise funds for the purchase of medical equipment, supplies and facilities to improve the general welfare and health education of patients, healthcare staff and residents of the St. Andrews Parish in Dominica.