Mar 12, 2021, 11:49 AM
The President’s International Award (PIA) recently inaugurated its new board of directors that will steer the affairs of the institution for the next three years.
The beneficiary public health facilities included Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital (EFSTH), Bundung Maternal and Child Health Hospital, Kanifing General Hospital, Fajikunda Health Centre, Serekunda Health Centre and School of Nursing.
Items handed over to the health facilities on behalf of Freeman Health Care Foundation (FHCF) by Center for Research and Advocacy on Women and Adolescent Health (CRAWAH) included vital signs devices, diabetic kit supplies, hand sanitisers, thermometers, BM Machines, pulse ox meter, gloves, BP machines, BM strips, cardiovascular practice model, digestive practice model practice, among others.
David Daye, officeer-in-charge at Serrekunda Health Centre, expressed delight with the generosity and thanked the founder of the Foundation and partner for the wonderful donations.
Lamin Ceesay, Public Health Officer at Serekunda Health Centre also expressed appreciation through CRAWAH to the partners and appealed for more donations in future, especially medical items such as bed sheets and nets for the labor wards.
He encouraged others to emulate FHCF, CRAWAH and partners in helping health facilities for the benefit of citizens. He promised that the items will be put into good use.
Fatima Bah of Fajikunda Health Centre applauded the FHCF and CRAWAH for the gesture.
At Bundung Maternal and Child Health Hospital, Omar Ceesay thanked Jerome Freeman and partners for the support. He said the items would go a long way in helping them in their fighting against maternal mortality.
Youth of Kerr Sering led by the Village Development Committee (VDC) Chairman, Ousman Ndow recently embarked on a road rehabilitation exercise by fixing-up potholes along some feeder roads within the community.
The Gambia Teachers Union (GTU) in collaboration with the Canadian Teacher's Federation recently started a summer professional development training for 30 teachers aspiring to be leaders.
The minister for Youth and Sports has outlined the importance of youth participation in electoral processes and other national development activities.