Speaker Bojang commends AFPRC Hospital for promoting transparency

By IAfrica
In Gambia
Jul 2nd, 2014
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The speaker of National Assembly, Hon. Abdoulie Bojang has commended the management and staff of AFPRC General Hospital in Farafenni for promoting transparency and accountability in the management of public resources and drugs, in order to improve health care service delivery. 

Hon. Bojang was speaking recently in Farafenni at the hospital 2013 health service data dissemination interface with stakeholders, partners and communities. He said the move is in conformity with the Public Account and Public Enterprise Committee at the National Assembly. 

Speaking earlier, Dr. Mamadi Cham, the chief executive officer of the AFPRC General Hospital thanked the government for the establishment of the hospital in Farafenni, noting that it has enhanced health care service delivery. He disclosed that the hospital has registered remarkable achievements in providing quality health care service.

Dr. Cham said the management and board has attached great concern to improve the quality of clinical services, improve staff motivation, data management, maintenance of infrastructure, institutional linkages and sponsoring staff to undergo training at School Enrolment Nurse at Bansang and Community Health Nurse School at Mansakonko. 

He further stated that the allocation of government subvention has enabled the hospital to register remarkable success.

The CEO of the hospital noted that during the period under review, due to sound financial management the hospital has been able to settle all its outstanding debts, liability, etc. Among the major achievements, he added, are availability of doctors and blood for emergencies.

 He revealed that the management has undertaken regular system of clinical audit on maternal mortality and morbidity. He said management had instituted stringent measures of trained health care providers available in all shifts and wards units at all times.

Batch Cham, the hospital administrator praised the members of staff for their support to the management in the attainment of quality health care service delivery. He said over the years more efforts were undertaken to improve the welfare of staff to enhance effective human resources development, and by extension provide quality health care delivery.

Dilating on the convergence, the hospital administrator said it all aimed at sharing the achievements and challenges with stakeholders and partners.

Speaking on behalf of the NBR governor, the Regional Health director for Farafenni Alhaji Karamba Keita lauded the remarkable successes the hospital has registered under the leadership of Dr. Mamadi Cham CEO and team. He enjoined other health facilities to promote building interface with the beneficiaries.

The Regional Health boss assured the board of his support and cooperation towards the realisation of promoting quality health care service.

The participants at the meeting expressed appreciation and delight on the developments at the hospital, citing the patients, doctors and nurses relationship. 

On behalf of the management and staff of the hospital, they thanked President Jammeh for his personal donation to the hospital during the recent meet the people tour……..


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