LDS Church gives neonatal equipment to hospital in Samoa

The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints (LDS) has donated a NZ$123,000 Neonatal Machine to the Faleolo Medical Centre in Samoa.

Mulipola Oliva Mulipola, presented the machine to the Minister of Health, Tuitama Dr. Leao Tuitama last Tuesday.

Mulipola is Upolu Samoa West Stake President of the LDS Church.

He said that while the work for the hospital was still going, they received a request from the US Charge’d’ Affaires, Chad Berbert.

Berbert is also a member of the LDS church.

“He requested to the Church to help with some equipment needed for the new Hospital.”

When the request was accepted by the Church, we contacted the Ministry of Health to find a machine and let the church know when they find one.” Mulipola said.

Health Minister, Tuitama thanked the LDS for the generous donation. The neonatal machine is an equipment used to care for babies in the neonatal Intensive Care Unit.


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