Oct 9, 2013, 9:59 AM
Dodou M.E. Jallow, a Gambian residing in
The donated items included two stethoscope machines and one blood pressure machine.
Speaking at the handing-over ceremony, Dodou M.E. Jallow said he made the donation on behalf of his institution called GG2 Central Ermelo in Holland.
According to him, his institution also deals with mental health issues and helps fund projects in
Mr Jallow, who hopes to give more support to Gambians and projects in the country, said the visit and donation to Tanka Tanka would serve as an opportunity for him to know some of the constraints the centre is faced with.
The nurse-in-charge of
Mrs Mendy says capacity building is a major constraint of the health institution, citing herself as the only trained mental health nurse at the centre.
With more trained nurses at the centre, she avers, the burden on her would be reduced.
She called on other Gambians at home and abroad to come to the aid of the hospital.
Momodou Gassama, Communications Officer of the WHO Country office, who chaired the ceremony, commended the donors for the gesture.