Ambassador Dutbanjong donates to RVTH
Wednesday, August 20, 2008
Itti Dutbanjong, the ambassador of Thailand, on Tuesday, donated 5,000 malaria kits to the Royal Victorial Teaching Hospital (RVTH) at a presentation ceremony held at the RVTH conference hall in Banjul.
Receiving the donation, Dr Mariatou Jallow, chief medical director at RVTH, commended Ambassador Dutbanjong for the gesture and also expressed delight as these kits will go a long way towards helping them in their fight against malaria.
Dr Jallow expressed hope that the cooperation between Thailand and The Gambia will continue as well as their support to the RVTH.
For his part, Ambassador Dutbanjong said that Thailand is happy to be a friend of The Gambia and they always think of how to extend the cooperation between the two countries, noting that they will like to share their experiences with the Gambian people.
He added that they will join hands with the government of The Gambia to eradicate malaria.
Ambassador Dutbanjong assured the staff and the government of The Gambia of their fullest support.
Mrs Awa Kah John, principal accountant, RVTH, delivered the vote of thanks.
Mam Marie Jagne, chief matron, RVTH and other staff of the hospital attended the ceremony.
Author: by Mariatou Ngum-Saidy