The UWI, Mona Campus_Annual Report 2021-2022

Lab, consisting of 15 desktop computers with audio headsets and webcams, 7 virtual reality headsets, an interactive touch-capacity screen, and funding for activities of the Centre. In addition to the donation of new equipment in the Ashcroft Teaching Lab, several departments were able to improve their readiness through the replacement of desktop computers, the acquisition of peripheral equipment such as webcams, and the improvement of digital infrastructure through the acquisition of internet switches. Support from the American Foundation for The UWI (AFUWI) The Faculty of Medical Sciences received further donations from the American Foundation for The UWI (AFUWI). Received were Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) consisting of approximately 18,047 masks (surgical, N95 & KN95), gowns, and face shields. The Dean’s Office worked in collaboration with the departments/programmes to ensure

proper distribution of the PPE to students in the various programmes who had clinical contact with patients. Effort was made to ensure that each student presenting to the clinical area was provided with a set of the items received. The Faculty had been vigilant in monitoring and implementing the various guidelines but sustaining PPE was a challenge, and students were encouraged to provide their own supply. Donation of a 29-seater Coaster Bus The Faculty of Medical Sciences was responsible for training medical and allied health care workers for the Jamaican population. As part of the training, students rotate throughout the island at various clinics and hospitals (clinical sites). The FMS was responsible for transporting students to these clinical sites.

The Faculty was therefore grateful for the donation received from the Culture, Health, Arts, Sports and

Textbook Donations On October 29, 2021, a collection of 17 rare philosophical texts in honour of world renowned philosopher, Professor Charles Mills, was donated to The UWI Main Library. The books were a donation

Education (CHASE) Fund towards the purchasing of a 29-seater Toyota Coaster Bus, for which the cost was significantly reduced by Toyota, Jamaica Ltd. All necessary steps and procedures for receiving donations were followed and the bus was delivered to the Faculty on Thursday, January 27, 2022.

From Left: Ms. Cheryl Kean, Head of Acquisitions, UWI, Mona Campus Main Library; Dr. Vivette Milson-Whyte, Head of Department of Language, Linguistics and Philosophy; Dr. Rotimi Omosulu, Philosophy Section Coordinator; and Professor Lawrence Bamikole, during the handing-over of books event in honour of Professor Charles Mills on October 29, 2021 in the Multifunctional Room of the Main Library.

The Faculty of Medical Sciences received a donation from CHASE Fund towards the purchasing of a 29 seater Toyota Coaster Bus, for which the cost was significantly reduced by Toyota, Jamaica.



UWI Mona Annual Report 2021 - 2022

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