Solomon Ports, the state-owned enterprise responsible for the operation and management of the ports in the Solomon Islands, has donated $10,000 to the Solomon Islands Nurses Association towards their ‘2023 International Nurses’ Day’ celebration, which will be held tomorrow in Honiara.
The handover ceremony was held earlier today, where Solomon Ports Chief Information Systems O cer and Manager Special Projects, Mr. Ellison Pade, presented the cheque to Ms. Shaniella Keumeru, representative of the International Nurses Day Local Organising committee.
Ms. Keumeuru expressed her gratitude towards Solomon Ports for their generous donation, stating that SINA was thrilled to receive support from one of the country’s leading companies. She added that this would be the rst time for nurses in the Solomon Islands to celebrate such an occasion on a large scale, and the support of companies such as Solomon Ports would make a signi cant di erence in making the event a success.
Mr. Pade, on behalf of Solomon Ports, stated that the company was honored to support the nursing profession and recognize the signi cant contributions nurses make every day to improve the health and well-being of the Solomon Islands’ people. He added that the donation was a token of appreciation and recognition for the tireless e orts of nurses who have continued to serve their communities, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Nurses play an important role in looking after our people and health services daily, so they deserve this help, and we at SIPA, recognize the very vital role they play in our country,” he said.
Solomon Ports is proud to be part of the celebrations to recognize the e orts of nurses and their contributions to the health sector in the Solomon Islands. The company hopes that their donation will go a long way in supporting SINA’s e orts to make the ‘2023 International Nurses’ Day’ a success.
ENDS/// “On behalf of all the Nurses, we are so grateful for the support, and to see SIPA being the first company to respond to our appeal shows how serious the port was about giving back to the Nurses and the community,” she said.