SENEGAL-SANTE / ISMEA project: 159 health personnel recruited in the Tambacounda region – Senegalese press agency

SENEGAL-SANTE / ISMEA project: 159 health personnel recruited in the Tambacounda region – Senegalese press agency
SENEGAL-SANTE / ISMEA project: 159 health personnel recruited in the Tambacounda region – Senegalese press agency

Tambacounda, May 15 (APS) – The “Innovation for the health of mothers and children in Africa” (ISMEA) project enabled the recruitment of 159 health personnel in the Tambacounda region, said Wednesday, the regional health director, Dr. Bayil Cissé.

“We had everything with ISMEA in the Tambacounda region,” rejoiced Dr. Cissé, reporting an enrollment rate of 15.7% of the health personnel in the Tambacounda region. Tambacounda in the health system.

He spoke during a visit by the head of ISMEA on behalf of the World Bank, Laurence Lanes, who came to inquire about the implementation of the project.

”We also received from ISMEA, eight supervision vehicles, 70 motorcycles for the head nurses of the station,” informed Mr. Cissé.

He further reported that the project provided the Tambacounda regional hospital with nine ambulances, eight of which are medical.

Dr. Bayil Cissé indicated that in health posts facing an electricity problem, solar kits were offered to ensure continuity of care. The project also enabled the strengthening of skills for handling ultrasound machines.

The ISMEA project, he recalled, intervenes in the health of mothers and children, as well as in favor of mutual health insurance.

“It’s a project that works,” he praised, pleading for the establishment of a second phase.

”It is a useful project for the Tambacounda region. What we would have liked is for there to be a second sentence for the next five years. (…)”, he said.

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