Girl, 7, needs urgent medical assistance

Monday, January 29, 2018

Awa Jatta, a seven year-old cardiac (heart) patient from Bakau New Town is in need of urgent assistance to under medical treatment.

Awa is said to have been regularly visiting several health facilities on outpatient basis until her recent admission at the Serrekunda General Hospital when she was diagnosed with history of coughing, difficulty in breathing and fatigue on physical exertion.

A medical report obtained from Serrekunda General Hospital indicates that Awa is suffering from mild respiratory distress with afebrile, anicteric, cyanosis and not pale.

The hospital and the family of the girl are therefore seeking for an urgent overseas cardio surgical intervention.

Anyone or institution willing to help can contact the family on 3462726/ 7612691.

Author: Fatou Dem