Spanish surgical team conducts treatment at Brikama hospital

Friday, February 15, 2019

A team of Spanish surgical philanthropists who call themselves ONG Mujeres sin Fronteras have completed a week surgical treatment and other medical assistance to 25 patients with surgical complications at the Brikama regional hospital.

The team of 25 health professionals in different fields of medical treatment has been providing medical assistance to the hospital and other health centers in the country.

Head of the group Marta De Diego said the team of surgeons and other health professionals have been rendering surgical operations and assisting in the treatment of other health complications on patients.

She said the team had a successful clinical operation on patients who were examined and confirmed to be suffering from surgical problems. “We are glad as a team to have given such medical assistance to patients suffering from surgical complications. This will also help to improve health in the country,” she said.

Lamin Sanyang, officer in charge of Brikama regional hospital said the team’s contributing will help to increase local health officers’ knowledge. “Their contribution will not only aid in the provision of medical health care delivery to the people but also assist in the knowledge advancement,” he said.

Amadou A. Bah, pre-operative nurse and coordinator of the team said the team had offered a successful service in The Gambia, saying they are expected to come back again to provide similar medical support.

Author: Yusupha Jobe