Ministry of Health Receives a Donation of 3,000 KN90 Masks from the Caribbean Lottery

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For a worthy cause! Caribbean Lottery Accounting Coordinator, Rochelle Phillip (2nd right) and Accounts Development Representative, Mikhail Simmons (right) present a few of the 3,000 donated KN90 Masks to the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Health, Ena Dalso-Henry (2nd left) and Director of Pharmaceutical Services, Alfred Athill (left) in a brief handover ceremony held at the Ministry of Health recently.

The Caribbean Lottery has demonstrated its commitment to health care by its recent donation of 3,000 KN90 masks to the Ministry of Health to protect health-care workers in the fight against COVID-19. The handover recently took place at the Ministry of Health’s office on High Street, St. John’s.

The masks were handed over to the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health, Ena Dalso-Henry and was presented by the Caribbean Lottery’s Accounting Coordinator, Rochelle Phillip and Accounts Development Representative, Mikhail Simmons.

Phillip commented, “It was a delight to see the look on the faces of those who will benefit from this donation and I am happy that I was a part of it.”

Office Manager at the Caribbean Lottery Sabina Harrinarain said, “We at the Caribbean Lottery are committed to helping with the fight against COVID-19. We want to ensure that our health workers and all who are at the forefront are fully equipped and protected.” She continued, “The donation is to show appreciation for the work that they do, and we know it will go a far way.”

Director of Pharmaceutical Services at the Ministry of Health, Alfred Athill said “We express appreciation to the Caribbean Lottery for the donation. We don’t know when COVID-19 will end so any donation given is appreciated. We always look forward to partnering with corporate entities.”

The Caribbean Lottery has been making PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) donations across the Eastern Antilles to protect frontline workers during this period of COVID-19.

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  1. Is this a way for the Lotto folks to ease their conscience after encouraging people to gamble?

    Gamble your hard earned money in lotto tickets and we’ll give you a free mask??

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