MEDICAL OUTREACH BY H.E.R.G., Inc.--PRESS RELEASE Monday, March 09, 2009

The Health and Educational Relief for Guyana , Incorporated (H.E.R.G., Inc.) mission is currently in Guyana on a medical outreach programme and is being facilitated by Help Guyana, a non-governmental organisation, and other agencies.

H.E.R.G., Inc. was established in January, 2000. It is a democratic, non-profit organization based in North America and comprises a governing Board of Directors and volunteers. Since the inception of H.E.R.G., Inc. the common goal and purpose has been to aid institutions delivering health care in Guyana , South America .

The first medical relief trip to Guyana was made in December 2000. The team consisted of - Drs. Collie Oudkerk, David Keen and Wayne Sampson, and pre-med student, Bayo Cary.

Two teams A & B have been organised for this outreach programme which began on March 9th and will conclude on March 12th, 2009 as specified in the schedule below. Team “A” is headed by Dr. Collie Oudkerk supported by Dr. Nazeem Reedy and Team “B” is headed by Dr. Karen Cooper.

DATE TEAM “A” TEAM “B” ( Georgetown )
March 9th Amelia’s Ward Victoria
March 10th Ituni Sophia
March 11th One Mile Bare Root
March 12th Albouystown Mon Repos

People’s National Congress Reform
Congress Place, Sophia
Georgetown, Guyana
Monday, March 09, 2009