ECOMED at the Vanguard of Health Service in Sierra Leone

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) test at the ECOMED Advanced Medical Diagnostic Centre Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) test at the ECOMED Advanced Medical Diagnostic Centre

ECOMED located at 19 Off Kingharman Road, Freetown, has solved a critical issue for SLAFA. Using its MRI bone aging detection methodology, SLAFA can ascertain the age of their under-17 players.

Accordingly, the Under-17 national football team has commenced a scanning test known as the Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) test at the ECOMED Advanced Medical Diagnostic Centre. The MRI test is part of the laboratory’s advanced services made available by latest technological developments in the developed world.  

Using its MRI bone aging detection methodology, this will enable SLAFA to know the age of its U17 players who will be playing their qualifier match in Senegal, in preparation for the 19 African Cup of Nations to be held in Tanzania. 

CAF requires every national U17 team in Africa to take its players through the Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Pre Competition Cardiac Assessment (PCCA) tests. This is to ensure that the players that take part in the tournament are not only physically fit but also within the required age bracket.

Ten out of a total of thirty five technically selected players underwent the test on August 24 and the process is set to continue on Saturday August 25 with the remaining boys.

According to the Medical experts at the EcoMed Advanced Medical Diagnostic Centre, the test results will be available in 48 hours after the entire exercise. 

Only players that will be ascertained to be not older than 15 years 6 months will be qualified to play in the U17 category.

ECOMED, which offers a one stop centre for both imaging and lab diagnostics is at the forefront of improving medical services in Sierra Leone providing reliable diagnostic results for Medical practitioners to properly treat their patients.

Today ECOMED provides the only MRI service in the country as well as an array of imaging diagnostics and laboratory work.

ECOMED is an example of private sector entrepreneurs providing services in critical areas such as the health sector.  

ECOMED is a living example that Public Private Partnership is the only solution to restructuring the health sector where Government spends millions of dollars annually on various equipments which become obsolete within months. 

The success of ECOMED in bringing modern diagnostic equipments into the country has been attributed to Management for its dedication and hard work.

 

Obituaries

Friday, August 21st 2019 marks a year of the passing of Hadja Hawa Khadar Daramy, wife of Late Honourable Dr. Sheikh Batu Daramy (First Financial Secretary of Sierra Leone) and Member of Parliament of Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP).  Hadja Hawa was born 1st December 1922 to Sowoi Mariama Fortune and Alhaji Ali Khadar.
 
Hadja Hawa Khadar Daramy hails from Mongeray, Kpaka, Pujehun where her mother was born.  Oh! how she just loved Mongeray.   Her father was born in Helba, North Lebanon.
 
Hadja Hawa Khadar Daramy passed away at 5:30 a.m. on Wednesday 21st August
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With gratitude to God for a life well lived

Obituary for the late Evelyn Lauretta Idowu-Davies
Sunrise:11 February 1925
Sunset : 10 March 2019
Aged 94
Funeral & Communion service : Friday 22 March at the Ebenezer Methodist Church Murray Town at 2:30
From the Children and grandchildren at home and abroad.

17th March 2019, marks the 20th Anniversary of the passing away of HONORABLE, DR. SHEIKH BATU DARAMY SR, aka, SB Daramy.  Dr. Sheikh Batu Daramy, Sr. B.Sc (Economics from London School of Economics, UK), M.A., Ph.D from Howard University, was born on 20th September, 1920 in Makeni.  Today we remember one of the Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) oldest members.  In 1948, Hon. Dr. Sheikh Batu Daramy was awarded a Sierra Leone Government scholarship to attend the London School of Economics from where he graduated in 1952 with a B.Sc in Economics. ...

The death is announced of Mr. Fuad Din Gabisi age 84 years whose sad event took place today Monday 12th November, 2018. He is survived by his wife Balkisu Din Gabisi of 3 Ingham Street Fourah Bay Community, Freetown. Sisters: Haja Bola Deen (Late) and Ola Din-Gabisi (UK)
Children: Mrs. Christiana Bultman-Sulaiman of the USA
Mr. Sulay Din Gabisi of USA
Miss Zainab Din Gabisi of Freetown
Mr. Aziz Din Gabisi of Freetown
Mr. Dyfu Din Gabisi of USA
Grandchildren
Miss Blanche Bultman of USA
Mr. Fuad Din Gabisi ...

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