By Devonne Cornelius
St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN) — A thermal equipment donation ceremony took place on Wednesday, October 07, 2020, at the arrival hall of the RLB International Airport, which formed part of the media tour carried out by the St. Christopher Air and Sea Port Authority.
More than EC$50,000.00 worth of medical equipment sponsored by Innotech Services Limited was donated to SCASPA to aid in the fight against the Coronavirus in St. Kitts and Nevis when the borders reopen on October 31.
Included in the package are 34 TriMedika non-contact medical-grade thermometers and one HIK vision temperature screening thermographic handheld camera.
The Medical Grade Thermometers has developed an easy to use, innovative non-contact thermometer offering connectivity and rapid transfer of patient results to an Electronic Medical record in a range of environments.
The Temperature Screening Camera is designed to detect elevated skin-surface temperatures; can be used for rapid and preliminary temperature screening in office buildings, factories, stations, airports and other public places; There is no contact with persons; It will detect the skin surface temperature of a person in one second; It can be used unmanned; It gives both audio and visual alerts; Can be Wi-Fi and Bluetooth monitored; Captures the photo of the passenger, and; Obtains the temperature from a safe distance.
Anthony Da Silva, Chairman of Innotech Services Limited, thanked the government of St. Kitts and Nevis for the opportunity to make the donation adding that “the government cannot do it alone, that is why we have come to demonstrate our firm commitment to offer whatever assistance that is deemed appropriate and feasible”.