Clinic consultation

Commissioning of the Trans Africa teleclinic in The Gambia

The clinic will also offer counseling services to outpatients and provide health education to the public.

The clinic will collaborate with the Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital (EFSTH), and other local clinics, which will admit the teleclinic patents in their various health facilities.

It also has international partners in the United States, Morocco and the United Kingdom.

International partners will support the clinic in medical consultation and evacuation of patients for treatment abroad. Foreign partners will also help the clinic treat patients with critical conditions.

In her launching statement, Zianab Dumbuya, Founder and CEO of Trans Africa Tele Clinic, said the clinic aims to provide high quality healthcare to all audiences regardless of economic status and improve their lives. through holistic care.

“You will agree with me that health infrastructure in The Gambia, like the rest of Africa, is significantly lacking compared to Western countries.”

Given this fact, she indicated that it is therefore important that people are educated to learn from Western achievements, to replicate success in Africa.

She noted that to meet the need for a quality diagnostic and telehealth clinic for the proper treatment, management and prevention of disease, they commissioned the clinic.

The clinic, she added, also aims to build a strong, affordable, accessible and sustainable health system.

“My company aims to provide a new standard of healthcare to citizens and non-citizens across The Gambia in collaboration with the Government of The Gambia.”

Giving an overview of the clinic, Dr. Lamin ES Jaiteh, Cardiologist at Trans Africa Tele Clinic, said the clinic aims to provide quality healthcare to all patients.

The clinic, he added, conducts local consultations using advanced medical devices to examine patients, noting that with other patients in critical condition that exceeds their standards, they would engage their international partners using televised consultations.

“In a situation where the clinic has a patient who requires treatment overseas, we will speak to our international partners to facilitate an urgent evacuation to Europe, Morocco or the United States.”

Mustapha Yaffa, participant, commended the CEO of the clinic for his foresight in working to help Gambians ensure quality health care services.