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Landau Uniforms Donates $600,000 in Scrubs to Haiti Relief

Wed, 08/04/2010 - 11:38am
Bio-Medicine.Org

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Landau Uniforms, the nation's leading quality health care apparel manufacturer, has donated more than $600,000 worth of scrubs to aid Haiti relief efforts.

"Landau is committed to providing ongoing, long-term support for Haiti as it struggles to recover from January's devastating earthquake," said Darryl Williams, V.P. Sales and Marketing for Landau Uniforms. "We understand the recovery process is going to take time, and our donation of nearly 40,000 pairs of scrubs should help the medical relief effort in Haiti for years to come."

Sarah Rose, a physical therapist from Germantown, Tenn., volunteered in Haiti after the Jan. 12 earthquake through Haiti Medical Missions of Memphis and witnessed firsthand the devastation the quake caused to Haiti's healthcare system.

"Most of the hospitals in Port-au-Prince were completely destroyed or severely damaged," Rose said.  "In addition, many Haitian medical professionals have been displaced or killed."

Rose said such donations of medical supplies and scrubs are helping doctors save lives.

"It will take years for Haiti to recover. The medical professionals from around the world volunteering their time and talents need ongoing support so they can continue to provide medical care

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