Gov’t gets 1st ever medical oxygen plant - The Point

2022-10-08 14:52:50 By : Ms. Nancy Li

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“For the very first time in the history of The Gambia, Medical Oxygen is being generated from an oxygen plant within a government health facility namely - EFSTH and Ndemban Bakau Center,” the EFSTH disclosed on Friday.

“EFSTH is spending over one million dalasis on medical oxygen on a monthly basis in order to meet the oxygen demand of patients.”

“The office of the chief medical director (CMD), management, staff and patients of EFSTH are grateful for the foresight of the Ministry of Health under the leadership of Honourable Dr. Ahmadou Lamin Samateh and TIKA Gambia office for this laudable achievement.”

“The Ministry of Health will continue to provide affordable and equitable health services to the population,” it divulged further.

Tourism in The Gambia has and it is still providing women with economic opportunities. However, women who are working in the tourism industry are finding it difficult to recover from ripple effects of the pandemic.

NEW YORK, 1 February 2022 – Catherine Russell took office today as UNICEF’s new Executive Director, becoming the fourth woman to lead the organization in its 75-year history.