Potash Corp Saskatchewan (NYSE:POT) donated $1 million for the health care community of Saskatchewan, The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS)
Potash Corp Saskatchewan (NYSE:POT) has donated $1 million for the health care community of Saskatchewan. The company’s donation helped in opening the PotashCorp PET/CT Centre on June 20, 2013 at the Royal University Hospital. The Centre is expected to serve more than 2,000 patients every year.
The PET scanner is designed to give a detailed report of the workings of the organ and tissues in the human body unlike the Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imagining which reports on the body structure and the flow of blood. Such detailed reports will help the doctors with a better diagnosis and the need for invasive examinations and surgeries to treat from cancer to neurological disorders shall be reduced. This is beneficial for the doctors and the patients to have treatments which are cost effective and affordable.
Dr. Paul Baby the Department Head of Diagnostic Imaging and Nuclear Medicine said that they are receiving PET scan applications at a growing rate and they are focused on serving their patients with whatever aids possible. He also remarked that such a development in the medical field will keep Saskatchewan at the cutting edge in medical education.
Denita Stann, the company’s Vice President, Investor and Public Relations said that with the needs of the people and to render the best possible services to the people of the Province, the strategic investment they have made in the centre was a perfect decision of the company. She remarked that the success of the Province and the community investment program is based on the Health Care and Education services.
The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) is a company engaged in producing and marketing concentrated phosphorus and potash crop nutrients. In the global agriculture industry, Mosaic is the only leading single source provider of phosphates, potash fertilizers and feed ingredients.