Thumbs up for new oxygen generator

Ministry of Health employees pose with the new oxygen generator. Photo: Hilary Hosia
Ministry of Health employees pose with the new oxygen generator. Photo: Hilary Hosia

HILARY HOSIA

Marshall Islands Acting President David Kabua presided over the christening of the new oxygen generator at Leiroj Atama Zedkaia Hospital in Majuro last Friday. The $239,000 equipment can produce 50 oxygen tanks on a daily basis, which engineers at the biomedical department within the ministry said will save the hospital thousands of dollars.

Equipment expert Shawn Reid flew in from New York earlier last week to conduct a quick crash course with the local biomedical engineers prior to Friday’s christening event, where Shawn guided Acting President Kabua to officially press the “on” button on the equipment.

Read more about this in the November 11, 2015 edition of the Marshall Islands Journal.

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