By Fatoumata k jallow Eleven surgeons from Senegal and Spain are offering free medical11 Surgeons from Spain and Senegal assistance to Gambians at the Serrekunda general hospital in Kanifing. The surgeons who specialize on surgery of the ear were introduced to the media on Wednesday 11th March at the hospital.They were brought to The Gambia through the auspices of Jumbo company in collaboration with Claros foundation in Spain. During the introduction, Alieu Badjie, the Public Relation Officer (PRO) at the hospital revealed that this is the second time that the Claros foundation has sent surgeons to Gambia for this surgery. “They have been of great help to the Gambian people because last year they were of great help to us and this year they are here again to offer service to those who have ear problem at our door step free of charge to patients,” he remarked. He added that between Monday and Wednesday, they had conducted 16 to 17 surgeries. Alhagi Mustapha Saine, a board member of Serrekunda General Hospital expressed his appreciation and thanked Professor Claros for their support and hoped that this venture would continue. Baba Nije Chief Executive Officer (CEO) explained that Claros Foundation is a non profit organisation established in 2000 by Mrs Morsel Cabala as the godmother. It focuses on fighting earring loss and offering humanitarian aid to countries so that they can fight pathologies and illnesses concerning anything from ear, throat and nose and they are ready to offer trainings to the doctors who are interested. Professor Claros of Claros Foundation expressed appreciation for being given the opportunity to serve.]]>

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