The Eastern Regional Health Authority provided a public account to its stakeholders on the initiatives undertaken by the Authority for the fiscal year 2019/2020.
The Virtual Public Board Meeting was held under the Chairmanship of Mrs. Esme Rawlins-Charles on 8th January, 2021 in accordance with Section 12 of the Second Schedule of the Regional Health Authorities Act. The Chairman highlighted key initiatives undertaken by the ERHA that were geared towards improving service delivery, such as the establishment of a twelve (12) chair Satellite Dialysis Centre in County Nariva/Mayaro, Mrs. Rawlins-Charles also outlined the Authority’s implementation of a parallel health system which effectively allowed the normal health system to continue while at the same time, efficiently deal with Covid-19 and commended staff.
Mr. Ronald Tsoi-a-Fatt, Chief Executive Officer in his presentation provided further insight on the accomplishments, plans, goals and targets. The CEO highlighted the new services offered; the ERHA’s commitment to primary care, preventative and rehabilitative care; upgraded infrastructure; installation of new equipment at health facilities; developments with the new hospital among others.
Clients and members of the public welcomed the opportunity to participate in the meeting and embraced the technology to pose questions and share their suggestions for improvement in the ERHA.
Ms. Esme Rawlins-Charles, Chairman
Members of the Board of Directors and Management Executive Team at the Public Board Meeting
Mr. Ronald Tsoi-a-Fatt, Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Allana Best, County Medical Officer of Health and GM Primary Care Services
Ms. Sasha Darbeau, Deputy Chairman, addresses the audience as Ms. Esme Rawlins-Charles, Chairman and Mr. Ronald Tsoi-a-Fatt, Chief Executive Officer look on