Little Amie needs help
Wednesday, January 07, 2009
Amie Tambedou, a ten year old girl of of Manduarr village in Western Region, is in a state of dire need of financial assistance for overseas medical treatment.
According to a medical report from the RVTH signed by Dr Juan Carlos Otero and Dr Mbowe, director general of medical services, and director general of the Presidential Treatment Programme, indicated that Amie Tambedou was admitted at the RVTH, after suffering from congenital cardiopathy disease.
The report revealed that the said treatment is not available in The Gambia and therefore recommended her for an overseas treatment. Abdoulie Mbowe, father of little Amie who walked into the offices of the Daily Observer said, his daughter is in real need for assistance to undergo the said treatment in order to save her life. “She is a student whose education has suffered a lot because of the disease.
She has been struggling with the disease for a very long time now, without any sign of improvement despite numerous treatments at different health posts in the country. The family has spent lots of money on her but to no avail. Information received has indicated that the treatment is not possible in Africa but either America or Europe.
The family therefore, appeals to the general public, especially President Jammeh, the government, the private sector and individual philantropists, for assistance to enable little Amie undergo the treatment” he appealed.
Those interested to render helping hand can call the following numbers: 9945619, 7039348 or 7335281.
Author: by Sanna Jawara