USP Lautoka Campus Secretary Ms. Teresa Ali, 4th from left with the delivery team
The University of the South Pacific (USP) Lautoka staff joined other educators to present bouquets, hand sanitizers, face masks and refreshments to healthcare and frontline workers in Lautoka.
A group of educators from three universities in Lautoka visited isolation centres at Lautoka Hospital, Natabua High School and Freebird Institute, vaccination centres at South Seas Club and Natabua High School and Police Headquarters to present bouquets and refreshments in appreciation for their healthcare and frontline work.
Four staff from USP Lautoka Campus joined the organizing committee to plan the logistics and raise funds from their respective colleagues. USP Lautoka Campus Director, Dr. Pramila Devi thanked campus staff for their generosity. Dr. Devi said that the “funds collected in a very short duration shows appreciation for the work done by healthcare and frontline workers”. She also thanked 4 Campus staff for their active role in the organizing committee. Staff participation was on voluntary basis and they eagerly participated and raised funds for the good initiative.
Team of educators and some NGO members in Suva, Nadi, Tavua/Rakiraki, Nausori, Navua and Labasa have also engaged in such initiative to show appreciation to healthcare and frontline workers for their work since the community spread of COVID 19 in April this year.