|On December 18 the official opening ceremony of the "Community of Sant'Egidio" Hospital took place in Bissau.
Some representatives of the Transition Government of Guinea Bissau, civil and religious authorities and many diplomats took part in the ceremony.
The Hospital, which was destroyed during the war and was after rebuilt, has recently started again its activities.
Many people took part in the ceremony. Among them, the children who have already benefitted of the treatment in the pediatric surgery or of surgical interventions in Italy.|