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Cameroon – Eseka Tragedy: The Indian community donated medicines worth 9 million FCFA for the victims at the Douala General Hospital

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Written by Deckson N.

Added to this are food, medical and other sanitary facilities.

Communities continue to go to the bedside of the victims of the tragedy that occurred on 21 October in Eséka. Indeed, more than a month later, the Indian community led by the Indian Consul process the donation of millions of FCFA in medicines, medical supplies and food, said Le Messager of Wednesday, November 9 2016. the ceremony took place not only in the presence of the Minister of Health (MINSANTE), André Mama Fouda in Douala, but also that of a representative of the Governor of the Littoral region.

According to the consul of India, H.E J. Ravikumar, “the collection of this gift was made possible thanks to the sympathy of the Indian community and humanism of Indian pharmaceutical companies,” the newspaper said. In detail, the drugs offered included among other anti-inflammatories, analgesics, antibiotics, glucose bottles, bottles of saline. Added to this are medical supplies such as surgical gangs, gangs of examinations, syringes. On the food side, the Indian community brought rice, biscuits and mineral water.

He also conveyed the condolences to the victims and a speedy recovery to the many wounded. The consul in his About circumstance still urged Cameroonians to come to donate their blood.

Speaking in turn, the director of the general hospital in Douala stressed that the drugs offered will be sent to different hospitals in need, although this donation only concerns this hospital.

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