MoHSW orientates 118 Cuban Medical Personnel
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At least 118 medical personnel from Cuba were on Friday orientated by
the Ministry Of Health and Social Welfare (MoHSW) at the Edward Francis
Small Teaching Hospital in Banjul.
Speaking at the event, Hon. Omar Sey, the Minister of Health and Social
Welfare, called on the medical team to respect the operational
activities of their health facilities, and urged them to deliver to the
best interest of their patients.
He disclosed that the new medical team will be deployed to the various
health facilities in the country, and that instead of serving in the
country for two years this batch would serve for three years.
Minister Sey pointed out that Cuba and The Gambia has a cordial
relationship and for the past ten years the Cuban government has been
complementing Government's effort in the area of health.
He assured the Cuban medical team that Government will give them all the
support they need in their work.
On behalf of the President of the Republic, His Excellency Sheikh
Professor Alhaji Dr Yahya A.J.J. Jammeh Babili Mansa, the Minister
thanked the Government of Cuba, the Cuban Embassy and the head of the
Cuban medical team in The Gambia for their support.
Professor Mustapha I. Khalil, the Chief Medical Director of the Edward
Francis Small Teaching Hospital, said the hospital has a very good
working relationship with the Cuban medical team.
He assured them that the hospital would provide support to them, while
urging them to work closely with the management of the hospital.
The Cuban Ambassador to The Gambia, Lazaro Herrera Martinez, thanked
Government for its support to the Cuban medical team over the years and
affirmed that the relationship between Cuba and The Gambia would
continue to grow.
by Momodou Faal
Source: MoHSW orientates 118 Cuban Medical Personnel | Daily Observer -