Gambia over the weekend donated healthcare material to the Edward Francis Small
Teaching Hospital (EFSTH) in Banjul.
Gambia is an NGO based in Norway, which works and supports Gambian schools and
other institutions ranging from health, education and the needy.
materials donated included a printing machine, A4 paper sheets, and PC, which
the hospital described to be lacking in the hospital.
at the presentation ceremony held in Banjul, Prof. Dr Khalil, Chief Medical
Director, expressed gratitude and thanked the donors for the kind gesture,
promising them that the items would be carefully used.
you for putting big smiles on our faces and the entire hospital, including the
patients,” he added.
Momodou Jobarteh, leader of Action Gambia, described the gesture as a token of
their quota in the development of The Gambia.
added that they could not help everybody, but they would try and give help
where it is necessary, especially like hospitals.
emphasized that they are willing to help the hospital in the facilities they
are lacking, if they channel it to the right authority.
Njie, a member of the Action Gambia, said that this was the first time the
organisation was delivering to the hospital.
further stated that it is a great pleasure to have the opportunity to give
assistance to the main hospital in The Gambia.
said this was just a reminder of those in the Diaspora to also give back to
their country and help institutions in need, especially hospitals and schools.
Jobarteh, on behalf of the hospital, thanked the donors, adding that the
materials could not have come at a better time.
said the materials provided were really lacking in the hospital, describing it
as a great gesture.