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SAFE Hands For Girls Commemorate International Day Of Zero Tolerance For...

By Ndey Sowe “Safe Hands for Girls” which is a local NGO, on Wednesday February 6th 2019, commemorated International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female...

Japanese Embassy, Hoc Sign Contract For Construction Of Medical Clinic

BY AWA TOURAY The Japanese Embassy in collaboration with the ‘Hands on Care’ (HoC) Medical Clinic, on Wednesday February 6th 2019, signed a contract for...

International Forum On FGM/C ...

By Kebba Secka Stakeholders in the fight against FGM/C led by ‘Wassukafo’ Gambia on Tuesday converged at a local hotel to commemorate the third international...

‘4.5 Billion People At Risk Of Liver Cancer Globally’ Momodou NjaiBy...

By Kebba Touray Momodou Njai, current Regional Director of Health Services in Farafennni said at present, 4.5 billion people worldwide are at risk of getting...

Meningitis Vaccination Campaign ...

By Fatoumatta K Jallow  The2019 campaign against Meningitis A with Vitamin A supplementation and deworming, has commenced nationwide on Saturday February 3rd 2019. The campaign...

GAPHO Concludes Public Health Awareness Week

By Fatoumatta K Jallow/Awa Touray The Gambia Association of Public Health officers (GAPHO), on Saturday January 26th 2019, concluded the second edition of the Public...

Training On Aflatoxin Mitigation Underway

By Kebba AF Touray  The Ministries of Health and Agriculture in collaboration with the National Research Institute (NARI) and the Partnership for Aflatoxin Control in...

‘Local Doctors Need Standard Training’ ...

By: Kebba AF Touray Dr Li Jianmin, a Chinese Radiologist working at the country’s’ main referral hospital, EFSTH, said local doctors need to be trained...

Health Ministry Prepares For Vaccination Campaign

By Ndey Sowe The Ministry of Health on Thursday January 24th 2019, held a press briefing on the forthcoming Nationwide Meningitis vaccination, vitamin A supplementation...

DLEAG Destroys Confiscated Drugs

By Ndey Sowe & Awa Touray Officials from the Drug Law Enforcement Agency of the Gambia (DLEAG), on Thursdays, 24 January 2019, destroyed 2 tons...

Residents, Vendors Complain Of Foul Odour At Bakoteh Market

By Awa Touray Residents of Bakoteh who live close to the market called ‘Bakoteh Housing Estate, on Tuesday January 22nd 2019, lamented the issue of...

Success Story For Tabanani Village In Kwinella Ward, Lower River Region

BY: Muhammed Barrow Background Information The community of TABANANI is predominantly a Fula speaking language grouping. As accustomed in rural Gambian villages, the people of TABANANI...

NEA Explains Their Failure To Attend Sanyang Meeting

By Madiba Singhateh Buba Sey the Programme Officer at the National Environmental Agency said their absence at a meeting slated to take place in Sanyang...

‘What Will Become Of Bakoteh Dumpsite In 2019?’ ...

By Madiba Singhateh Resident closed to and around the Bakoteh dumpsite, told this reporter that the smoldering and bellowing smoke that used to come from...

NEA Assures Public Of Safety Of Fishmeal Factories

By Madiba Singhateh Lamin BJ Samateh a programme officer at the environment legislative unit of National Environmental Agency has given assurance of the safety of...

Boro Kanda Kasse Diaspora Community Donate Ambulance To Boost Service Delivery

The community of of Boro Kanda Kasse has commended BKK Diaspora Community for their generosity in strengthening health service delivery in the area. The commendation...

Mother Desperately Seeks Cure For Son’s Epilepsy

By Ndey Sowe Njoneh Njie, a resident of Mandinary village, on Wednesday December 5th, walked into the Offices of Foroyaa, desperately seeking assistance to cure...

Second Beach Clean-Up Exercise For Plastic, Debris, Kicks-Off Saturday

By Madiba Singhateh The second beach clean-up exercise for plastic and other waste matter, will kick off Saturday, December 8th 2018, at the Lemon Creek....

When Actions Contradict Policy: Horrific Healthcare Services in Rural Gambia

‘Sometimes, postnatal mothers use the floor to rest immediately after delivery because beds in postnatal wards are in extreme shortage’ By Kebba Jeffang Shortage of beds...

TRRC Requests Urgent Medical Board For Victims

Acting in accordance with Section 15 (1a) and (4) of the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission Act, 2017, the TRRC has delivered an urgent...