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Baby girl needs help for ‘immediate overseas treatment’

Dec 23, 2016, 12:20 PM | Article By: Cherno Omar Bobb

A 7-month-old infant, Aisha Jallow, who has been on hospital admission on several occasions, now requires “immediate overseas treatment”, doctors at the Gambia’s main hospital has said.

According to medical report issued by the Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital in Banjul, the baby girl has been receiving treatment for recurrent severe pneumonia with background severe pulmonary hypertension.

She has been on admission at the hospital at the time of issuing the medial report on 5th December 2016.

Aisha’s parents said she was breastfed for four months and is currently on complementary feeds.

Sarjo Jallow, father of the baby, said they are seeking support from the government, companies, NGOs, and individuals to help facilitate her daughter’s overseas treatment.

Jallow said he cannot be comfortable when his young girl is not and is therefore pleading for support from anyone who can and is willing to help in the treatment process.

Aisha’s father can be reached on phone on (+220) 3187945 / 6229938, or email: jsarjo73@gmail.com.