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St. Leonard health centre receives labour and maternity equipment from ministry of Health.


Over the years, St. Leonard Health Centre has been one of the health facilities that has not experienced maternal death and in 2017 it was one of the facilities that was recognised and awarded for their dedication and outstanding work for conducting deliveries by The Ministry of Health. Hence, the reason why this year, Ministry of Health has provided them with equipment for the new labour and maternity ward. St. Leonard HC has converted the old clinic building into this labour and maternity ward, which has been named after the former Nurse in Charge, Sister Agnes Makhele for her dedication, hard work and long service to St. Leonard Health Centre.

The equipment St. Leonard received included, one infant warmer, three weighing scales, three examination couches, three examination lights, patient monitor, oxygen concentrator, infant incubator, two patient structure trollies, two examination trollies, two mayo tables, wheel chair, non-floating, floating, two analog BP operators stand type, suturing pack and fifty kidney dishes. These equipment has been donated to Ministry of Health by the Government of India, to assist Lesotho to improve healthcare services.