Geneva (Switzerland) – On 15th December 2021, Albalsam International, a non- governmental non profit organisation registered in Geneva, signed a MoU on cooperation for medical care with the Fatoumata Bah-Barrow Foundation (FaBB), a non-profit organisation engaged in voluntary humanitarian action in the Republic of The Gambia.
The purpose was to to formalize and enhance the existing cooperation to support humanitarian action, in particular in the area of medical surgery and different specialities of health care. The signing ceremony took place in Geneva, Switzerland and was graced by the Saudi Arabia and African Ambassadors and permanent representatives to the United Nations, from more than fifteen (15) countries.
The areas of cooperation include the development and strengthening of obstetrics and paediatrics capacities, structures and training, from hospitals to public healthcare and community support. Projects and programs will be developed in full cooperation with the needs and priorities of the vulnerable population.
In a time where COVID19 has stopped many activities and international actions, this official cooperation was acclaimed and welcomed as a new sign of improvement of the health and medicine in the world.
- Albalsam International has been active for several years in the Middle East and African continent and was led to register one of the international centers in Geneva in 2017 to improve international cooperation with the United Nations and non- governmental organization.
- The FaBB Foundation was established in 2017 to address the health needs of the vulnerable, support poor communities, disadvantaged women and youths to enable them to lead a better life. Albalsam International seeks to cure and care for people through humanitarian action and collaborates with those in need irrespective of creed, race or colour. It is involved in medical projects that serve the development of individuals anywhere. This partnership between FaBB and Albalsam International will serve as a medium to attaining their common objectives for the benefit of all Gambians.