Jun 8, 2010, 2:38 PM
Hope Life Cooperation, in collaboration with Special Charity Helping Ordinary People in The Gambia Through Local Aid and Resources (SCHOLAR) recently donated medical items to the Royal Victoria Teaching Hospital (RVTH) in Banjul. The donated items included 12 medical videocassettes, cotton wool and four cantons of gauze web.
Speaking at the presentation ceremony, Professor Patrick Addy, Chief Medical Director RVTH, said running a hospital like the RVTH is not an easy task, describing the gesture as timely.
Chief Patick Addy explained that the donated items are very useful to the hospital, noting that the organisation is contributing towards complementing government’s effort in the health delivery system. He assured the donors that the donation would be put to good use.
For his part, Joseph Awuru, the National Coordinator of Hope Life Cooperation said his organisation is out to support Presidents Jammeh's health policy. He explained that the organisation is delighted at donating to the RVTH as a way of complementing government's efforts in improving the health sector.
Baboucarr Ngum, the Public Relations Officer of the RVTH delivered the vote of thanks.