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Gambia Surpasses Global Target On TB Treatment

By Kebba Jeffang The Information Minister Mr. Demba Ali Jawo, has confirmed that The Gambia has already surpassed the globally set target of 85% treatment...

GARD Calls For Health Minister’s Resignation

By: Kebba AF Touray and Kebba Mamburay The Gambia Association of Resident Doctors (GARD) have reacted to the statements made by the Minister of Health...

Exposure to Lead Paint Harmful To Health YVE Executive Director

By Nelson Manneh Joe Bongay, Executive Director of Young Volunteers for the Environment (YVE), said lead in paint, poses a significant and damaging health effect on...

Water Supply Interrupted In Wellingara, Environs

By Nelson Manneh The National Water and Electric Company (NAWEC) has interrupted the supply of water in streets taps in Wellingara and environs, apparently because...

FGM violates women’s right at least 200 million survivors says –Aslup

By Sarjo Camara Singateh Female genital mutilation continues to hamper lives of women and girls. The US ambassador, Patricia Aslup said at least 200 million...

Medical students raise concerns

By Yankuba Jallow / Saikou Suwareh Jabbai The students of the University of the Gambia School of Medicine have raise concern and complained bitterly about...

Man Seeks Financial Aid For Liver Treatment

Sheriffo Darboe A 47 year old native of Nuimi Sittanunku village is seeking financial support to undergo medical treatment in Dakar, Senegal. Sheriffo Darboe, a father...

Sharab Medical Center Receives Grant

By Louise Jobe Mr. Daisuke Enomoto, Second Secretary of the Japanese Embassy in The Gambia, on Tuesday 13th February 2018, presided over a signing ceremony dedicated...

CPA Condemns Child Scavenging

By Madiba Singhateh The Child Protection Alliance CPA, has condemned the act of child scavengers in the country. The CPA reaction came in the wake of...

2nd International Forum On FGM/C Begins

Abdoulai G. Dibba The Wassu Foundation and its research center Wassu Gambia Kafo (WGK), have organized the II International Forum on FGM/C in The Gambia...

Interview With Joy Phumaphi, Executive Secretary of the African Leaders Malaria...

By Suwaibou Touray Joy Phumaphi, Executive Secretary of the African Leaders Malaria Alliance on Thursday 1st February 2018, in an interview with Foroyaa, said the African...

Is The Government Aware Of The Menace Of The Smoke Belching...

QUESTION OF THE DAY Readers would recall that the residents of Bakoteh did begin a ‘no dumping’ campaign to prevent waste from being dumped indiscriminately...

‘Tanka Tanka’ Receive Medication, Printing Materials

By Amie Sanneh ‘Tanka Tanka’ Psychiatric Hospital, the only psychiatric referral hospital in the country, recently received medication and printing materials worth D15, 000. The...

Environmental Protection Is Everyone`s Business’’-Nasso

By: Sheikh Alkinky Sanyang Lamin Nasso, the Chairman of Niamina Katamina Youth Development Association said environmental protection is everyone`s business and therefore positive attitudinal change towards...

“Soto Koto We World” Set to Address Gambia’s Sanitary Outcry

By: Kebba AF Touray  “We World Soto koto”, is a Gambia-Swedish project, formed by Mr. Magnus Hellbom and Oko Drammeh, which aims at meeting the...

Fire Outbreaks Continue At Manjai/Bakoteh Dumpsite

By Madiba Singhateh The Bakoteh / Manjai dumpsite continues to be ravaged by fire these days. This is the third time the dumpsite has caught fire...

Red Cross Movement Holds Simulation on Ebola

By Mustapha Jallow The Red Cross Societies of The Gambia, Senegal and Guinea Bissau in collaboration with the International Committee of the Red Cross, last...

NGBV Holds Annual Forum

By Fatoumatta K Jallow  The Network Against Gender Based Violence (NGBV), recently shared its research findings  at an annual forum held at the Regional Education Directorate,...

“Health Facilities Must be Equipped With Drugs” – Wuli West NAM

By Amie Sanneh The National Assembly Member for Wuli West, Hon. Sidia Jatta has said that health facilities must be equipped with drugs to enable...

Plastic Bags: Threat to Human, Animal Health, Environment

By Sheikh Alkinky Sanyang Dawda Badgie, the Director of Technical Services Network at the National Environment Agency (NEA), has disclosed that plastic bag pollution renders...

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