Jul 29, 2020, 12:04 PM
The implementation process of The Gambia Intellectual Property (IP) Policy and Strategy 2018-2023, under the Office of Registrar General at the Ministry of Justice is currently underway.
Mustapha John, Head of Corporate Affairs and Brand & Marketing said as the country begins to ease some restrictions it is important to test, trace, treat and isolate. The donation equivalent to $145,000.00 will help in achieving that. This will prevent further escalation of the pandemic to scenarios requiring more resource intensive response measures and unnecessary loss of life in the country.
WHO working closely with the Ministry of Health as its implementing partner will be able to implement the project as follows:
Dr Desta Tiruneh WHO resident representative said the intervention is very timely and thanked Standard Chartered for making the donation. Mr Lamin Dampha, Deputy Permanent Secretary 2 at the Ministry of Health also thanked the Bank for joining the collective fight against COVID-19
The Gambia’s High Commissioner to Senegal has been awarded one of the 50 most influential personalities in West Africa by a well renowned magazine called the Influences.
Former Gambian wrestler, Omar H.O. Saidykhan through his Abousy Community for Development Association recently extended magnanimity with the donation of over 600 30kg bags of rice and 2000 facemasks to needy people and vulnerable households in the Abousy community.