Applause as businesswoman donates R1 Million worth of aid for flood-ravaged communities

Scores of people who were affected by recent devastating floods will now be better-off, following the donation of medical equipment, blankets, and various other items worth more than R1 million, from Sikelela Medical and Dental Suppliers (PTY) Ltd.

Today, KZN Health MEC Ms Nomagugu Simelane received the donation, on behalf of KZN Premier Mr Sihle Zikalala, from Dr Nondumiso Mzizana.

She is the owner of Sikelela, a leading medical and dental equipment distributor in South Africa. In addition to the medical equipment, Sikelela also donated R100 000 to assist flood victims. Among the equipment donated are, Multifunction Patient Monitoring Infinium Omni III, Easy Resuscitation AVI Healthcare, Fetal & Maternal Monitor Med Gyn, a Multi-Positioning Operating Room Bed (theatre table), Infusion Pump Hawk med, Net Nasal Aspirator, Narang NET, and Utrasonic pocket Doppler Sonotrex.

The donation also included bottled water, sanitisers, surgical masks, gloves, medical overalls; as well as two laptop computers and some furniture items.

When accepting the donation, MEC Simelane said: "We would like to appreciate Dr Mzizana and her team for raising her hand in assisting the devastated province of KZN. The fact that you even included blankets and sanitary towels shows that you clearly understand the needs of the vulnerable people of our province," Simelane remarks.

Dr Mzizana said she was pleased at the opportunity to make a contribution to improve the lives of those who were affected by the recent floods.

"Our medical suppliers' groups of companies under Sikelela Medical Suppliers decided to assist with the little that is possible where it can," said Dr Mzizana.

The donated medical equipment and material will be further distributed to KZN Health facilities to assist patients.

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