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URR Governor Calls for Safe Domestic, Industrial Use of Refrigerants

By Sheikh Alkinky Sanyang Fatou Jammeh Touray, the Governor of URR, has reiterated that her office is committed to ensuring a clean environment that is...

‘Maternal Deaths Higher than all Diseases Combined in W/Africa’

By Kebba Jeffang  The annual report of the West African Health Organisation (WAHO) presented in Banjul has indicated that maternal death toll is higher than...

Border Surveillance in Place For Ebola Preparedness, Protection

By Kebba Jeffang The Gambia’s Deputy Permanent Secretary at the Health Ministry Janko Jimbara, said there is border surveillance for the country for Ebola preparedness...

Regional Director’s Message on “World No Tobacco Day”

Today is “World No Tobacco Day” and the WHO Regional Director for Africa, Dr Matshidiso Moeti, has revealed that the tobacco epidemic is killing...

GNMC Warns Against Unauthorised Operation

By Nelson Manneh The Gambia Nurses and Midwives Council (NMC), has issued a stern warning to unauthorised Schools of Nursing operating in the country, using...

Africa Vaccination Week Observed

Sarjo Camara-Singateh The Gambia observes Africa Vaccination week, a day set aside to create awareness on the importance of vaccination and immunization. This year marks the...

Anti-Tobacco Campaigners Sensitise Youth Groups On The Law

Sarjo Camara-Singateh                                      The anti-tobacco campaign group RAID the Gambia, recently organized a day’s convergence for youth organisations. The meeting which took place at NAQAA conference hall...

Bakoteh Dumpsite Bulldozer Faulty

By Madiba Singhateh This reporter can confirm that the bulldozer stationed at the Bakoteh dumpsite, has stopped working two weeks ago. According to reports, the breakdown...

Foul Odour Emanates From Kotu Aqua Sanitary Field Kotu, Manjai Residents...

By Madiba Singhateh The residents of Kotu and environ, have complained of the terrible odour that emanates from the Sanitary field in the swamps near...

Philanthropist Donate To Gunjur Health Facility

By: Hatab Nyang On the 11th April 2018, breakfast was served to patients of the Gunjur Health Facility. Speaking to this reporter Haddy Fadera Gisseh the Officer in...

Hon. Ousman Sillah On Three Year Commitment Of President Barrow

By Nelson Manneh The National Assembly Member (NAM) for Banjul North Constituency, Ousman Sillah, said President Adama Barrow stands to benefit more if he respects...

Doctors Resume Work

By Saikou Suwareh Jabai Following their meeting with the Vice President Madam Jallow Tambajang, the resident doctors who went on strike, have resumed work yesterday...

Doctors May Soon Return To Work

By Saikou Suwareh Jabai The Gambia Resident Doctors may soon return to work if their demands are met. The striking doctors had a meeting with the...

Doctors Shut Down Services As ‘Phase Two’ Of The Strike Commences

By Kebba Jeffang The Association of Resident Doctors - The Gambia (GARD), has commenced a complete shutdown of all medical services rendered by its members....

Doctors To Continue Strike

By Saikou Suwareh Jabai The Association of Resident Doctors in The Gambia has sworn to continue their protest until the Health Minister resigns over corruption...

Aspiring Candidate, Partners, Offer Eye Care Services

By: Kebba AF Touray Mamour Touray, a longtime community worker and PDOIS aspiring candidate for the upcoming Council Election in Banjul New Town Constituency, in...

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...