Authorities and Stakeholder Raise Stock of The Gambia’s COVID-19 Response

The Ministry of Health (MoH) and its stakeholders are conducting a national intra-run analysis of the COVID-19 response with the toughen of World Health Group (WHO). The analysis will final six days, i.e., from 06 to 10 April 2021 and is held at Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara World Conference Centre. The analysis is aimed toward bettering the national response to COVID-19 and toughen the ability to effectively reply to any emergency.  

The Intra-Action Evaluation brings ten COVID-19 subcommittees to allotment experiences and analyse the continuing in-nation COVID-19 response. Over 35 participants from government, United International locations, Civil Society Organisations and other companions are sharing easiest practices, challenges, and classes realized. The pillars of the response being reviewed consist of, coordination, surveillance, points of entry, laboratory, case management, an infection prevention and aid watch over, logistics security and security, possibility verbal replace and community engagement, psychosocial social toughen and analysis, and vaccination.

Muhamadou Lamin Jaiteh, Permanent Secretary for Ministry of Health thanked WHO for supporting the effectively timed intra-run analysis meeting and he talked about this would perchance perchance aid to update the national COVID19 Response Notion for 2021.

Muhamadou Lamin Jaiteh talked about, ‘As section of international easiest practices we deserve to pose and analysis on what transpired so far to be taught, make mends and to chart a road to enhance our actions forward. This has been made a success by the technical and monetary toughen from WHO. On behalf of the Minister, I would deserve to thank WHO for that strong toughen”

Dr Desta Tiruneh, WHO Nation Representative talked about “The Intra-Action analysis is a probability to be taught relating to the performance of the nation’s response to COVID19, file easiest practices and name gaps in diverse pillars of the response. Mounting efficient response will aid us to make certain continuity of mandatory health services and products that are mandatory by susceptible teams of the inhabitants equivalent to kids, females, and of us with health sure conditions that need effectively timed consideration.”

In conserving with World Food Programme (WFP) Representative, Yasuhiro Tsumura, “We’re happy to toughen the nation’s COVID-19 response as co-chair the national logistics for COVID-19 response. WFP is supporting COVID-19 response by the continuing national rice distribution programme to handle the impact of the pandemic on the inhabitants.”

Yaya Sanyang, national COVID-19 coordinator talked about there could be resurgence of COVID-19 conditions in the Gambia and stressed on the need follow all COVID-19 preventive measures. “There is a recognisable resurgence of COVID-19 and a popular low diploma of compliance with COVID-19 preventive measures all over the nation,” talked about Yaya Sanyang.

On the end of the six days deliberation, the Ministry of Health and its stakeholders are anticipated to come up with a Evaluation Story on the COVID19 Response in 2020 and an as much as this point COVID19 Response Notion for 2021.

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