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Your Change for a Change provides free medical screening, counseling for Bundung communities

May 19, 2017, 10:58 AM | Article By: Rose Gomez

Your Change for a Change, in collaboration with Bundung ward development committee under the councillorship of Sulayman Jammeh, Chosan Medical Foundation and with technical support from  health officials,  over the weekend  held a daylong  free medical screening and  counseling for the community of Bundung and its catchment areas.

The exercise was part of marking a 6-year anniversary of Your Change for a Change.

Speaking at the exercise held at the Bundung Central Mosque, the communication officer of Your Change for a Change, Malang Bojang, explained that the organization was formed in 2011.

He said this year, they are celebrating their six-year anniversary   by providing free medical screening and counseling for the community of Bundung and its catchment areas.

He said the organization’s trade fair was also part of series of activities of the anniversary, whose theme was: “Helping people”.

According to Mr Bojang, the initiative was part of many activities implemented in the society by the organization.

He said they have an event at the Youth Monument where they meet with the councillor of Bundung Mauritan Six-Junction ward, Sulayman Jammeh, and discuss how to carry out the activities in his ward.

“We believe that implementing these activities in Bundung will make an impact by helping the community to know their health status,” he added.

He also commended the ward councillor and his team for their firm commitment in ensuring the dream becomes a reality.

His organization does not give out medical items but provides free screening and counseling to people, he said.

He also commended the medical doctors that the organization has been collaborating in implementing this exercise.

For his part, the ward councillor for Bundung Mauritani Six-Junction ward, Sulayman Jammeh, also reiterated that the exercise was part of many activities that the organization are doing to mark the anniversary.

He expressed appreciation for hosting the exercise in his ward in partnership with other health officials.

He thanked all the collaborating partners such as Chosen Medical Foundation, health officials, ward councillors, National Assembly members and all those who contributed in one way or the other to making the event a success.