Mogadishu(SONNA)-Troops from the Kenya Defence Forces, KDF, serving under African Union Mission in Somalia, AMISOM, have donated medical supplies to a hospital in Hoosingo, Lower Juba region.
The commanding officer of the AMISOM KDF Hoosingo Forward Operating Base, Major Shadrack Ng’etich, said the donation, which included medicines, is to augment the existing stock of essential medicines for the community.
“The COVID pandemic has put a huge strain on quality healthcare and facilities across the world. This donation of medicines is to support the local health system and provide the essentials for our Somali brothers and sisters,” said Major Ng’etich.
He assured the hospital management of their continuous support and pledged that the KDF medical personnel will continue to work together with the hospital’s administration to address health challenges.
The Officer-in-charge of the Hoosingo Hospital, Ibrahim Mohamud, thanked AMISOM for the timely donation as the community is dealing with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Source: Somali National News Agency