GMH Gets More Storage Space for Medical Supplies


Guam – Guam Memorial Hospital Authority (GMHA) has added approximately 5,000 square feet of space to its supply warehouse in Tamuning, expanding its storage space by 75 percent and helping to ensure a steady stock of medical supplies for patient care.

The warehouse expansion project was funded through Compact Impact, local bond and federal Hospital Preparedness Program funds, with a final cost of approximately $1 million. The project added a second floor to the warehouse, adding 4,932 square feet to the existing 6,492 square feet of
warehouse space.

“This expansion will provide the space to help us maintain a stock of at least a month’s utilization of medical supplies,” said PeterJohn D. Camacho, MPH, Hospital Administrator/CEO. “As a Hospital we must be prepared to provide quality patient care at all times, and during any emergency or disaster, and this new space allows us to keep the inventory to do that.”