Aug 18, 2020, 1:40 PM
Maersk Gambia Ltd last Thursday extended magnanimity to the Ministry of Health with the presentation of medical items aimed at tackling the covid-19 pandemic in the country.
The organisation in close collaboration with their main sponsor Gambia for You, Holland based foundation, is a charitable organisation with the aim to complement government efforts in supplying and providing education and health materials to Gambian children and their communities.
The donated materials included adhesive and non-adhesive wound dressings, non-adhesive woven swabs, disposable thermometers, gloves, plasters and bandages, ointment dressing, absorbent wound dressings, cotton wools, urinary catheter and irrigation solutions, disposable plastic bags, external feeding pump set, hand stitches and stitch cutters, gowns of various fabric, surgical clamp inserts, tongue depressor, shampoo cap, syringe and syringe needles, pampers and first aid kit boxes.
Matarr Faye, director of 4Everywhere charity organisation said the gesture was in line with their moral obligation to complement government efforts.
Mr. Faye highlighted that their interest was to oversee and facilitate the development of the community and hopes that the gesture will cement their relationship with the ward community in seeing the community they share becomes a community worth living in.
Musa Bah, councilor of Latrikunda Yeringanyar Ward described the generosity as timely, saying it will have a great impact in the health of their people.
Mr. Bah, who is also the deputy mayor of KMC, applauded the charitable organisation for their numerous assistance provided to the people of the municipality and The Gambia at large.
Yankuba Barrow, lab technician at the community health center expressed appreciation with the gesture, saying that health is a priority. He described the materials as valuable and will help the community.
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