By Samsideen Ceesay
A group dedicated in helping the less-heeled organizations and individuals dubbed Baobab Youth Development Association in collaboration with ‘Given voor Gambia’, a philanthropist organization based in Holland, has recently doled out medical items to the Bundung Maternal and Child Health Hospital.
The donated materials included 9 beds, 20 cartons of sanitary pads, 20 cartons of bandages and 9 cartons of baby diapers.
The gesture, according to the staff of the hospital will contribute greatly in providing the quality health care service to the people.
Speaking at the presentation, the CEO, Bundung Maternal and Child Health Hospital, Kebba Manneh, said as much as they provide service to people, it is important people are highly trained in the health care delivery.
“Hospital should be a healthy ground that is clean and appealing to the people. I have no doubt the donated materials to this hospital will play a key role in providing the quality services to the people as well as ensure that the safety of our patients is fundamental adhered to,” he said.
Also speaking at the event, Ivan Coker, the hospital administrator, BMCHH, said this gesture is timely and it will be used for its intended purpose. “We want to challenge benevolent organizations and groups to emulate Baobab Youth Development Association.
“Bundung maternal and child health hospital, is a hospital that is striving to cater for quality health services to the people and it’s environment,” he said.
The president, Boabab Youth Development Association, Buba Camara, pointed out that the donated materials to the hospital is part of his organization’s stand to help the hospital with bed, diapers as well as bandages to help patients that are in need of such assistance.
The Baobab Youth Development Association (BYDA) is a registered self-help charitable community association based in The Gambia with the aim to undertake community development and youth empowerment in the country.