By Saidou Baldeh
Stop Step Pharmacy, a retail and wholesale pharmaceuticals importer and Medicare Clinic, Tuesday donated consignment of medical products worth over D6M to the Ministry of Health.
The donated products are meant to help the ministry in its fight against the deadly Covid-19. The donated products include sanitizers, hand gloves and other medical items.
Speaking at the presentation held at the Kotu Central Medical store, the general manager Stop Step Pharmacy Mahawa Njie said the donation serves as the pharmacy’s contribution in the fight against Coronavirus.
“Covid-19 is a very serious disease that has caused a lot of havoc around the world and considering the spread of this pandemic, government alone cannot do it all. Fighting against this deadly pandemic requires all handson deck,” he said.
He continued: “This is why Stop Step Pharmacy and Medicare Clinic decided to put resource together to provide medical products to the Ministry of Health. We believe this donation will go a long way in helping the people of the Gambia.”
“We urge other individuals, companies to mobilise their efforts and help in the fight,” he added.
Musa Saine, logistics officer at the Ministry of Health assured the donors that the materials will be put into good use.
The acting director of health services, Musa Bittaye thanked the donors and called on other institutions to emulate Stop Step Pharmacy and Medicare clinic.