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INTERNATIONAL NURSES DAY Observed In Gambia

By Ndey SoweThe Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital (EFSTH) has on Monday commemorated International Nurses Day, at the School of Nursing in Banjul.The occasion...

‘Ozone Layer Depletion Threat to Human Health, Environment’ Governor Dampha

By: Sheikh Alkinky Sanyang The Governor of the North Bank Region (NBR), has tasked regional refrigeration and air condition technicians to live up to expectation, in...

NAM For Banjul North Donates Medical Items To EFSTH

By Ndey SoweOusman Sillah, the National Assembly Member (NAM) for Banjul North, has recently donated an assortment of medical consumables and equipment from the...

Over 11 Million Bed Nets to be Distributed

By Nelson MannehMuhammed Lamin Samateh the Minister of Health said over eleven (11) million LLIN bed nets will be distributed at the community level...

Ida Bass Kidney Foundation To Train Medical Professional In Dakar, Uk

By Ndey Sowe‘Ida Bass Kidney Foundation’ based in the United Kingdom (UK), plans to send six medical personnel from the Edward Francis Small Teaching...

Is Gunjur Beach Turned To A Marine Shipyard?

By Madiba Singhateh  Walking on the shores of Gunjur beach, one can see an incomplete barge stationed on the coastal sea front. It has been...

Chinese Factory Asked to Cease Operation

By Mustapha Jallow Infinity New Energy Enterprise (INEE), a Chinese factory which has been operating at Nyambai Forest for a year now, has been asked...

Police visit factory at Nyambai Forest

By Mustapha JallowTwo personnel of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of Gambia Police Force yesterday morning visited the Infinity New Energy Enterprise but a...

Government Signs Health Agreement With Development Partners

By: Ndey SoweThe Government of the Gambia through the Ministry of Health, has signed an agreement with development partners called Gambia’s Health Compact.This Compact,...

NEA Officer Says Chinese Factory Operating Illegally In Nyambai Forest

By: Mustapha JallowLamin Samateh, the Programme Officer at the Environmental Legislation Unit of the National Environmental Agency (NEA), has on Thursday alleged that a...

New Health Minister Committed To Tackle ...

By: Kebba AF TourayThe newly appointed Minister of Health Dr Ahmadou Lamin Samateh, has disclosed that all the shortcomings confronting the health sector will...

ANAMED Trains 17 People on Medicinal Plants

ANAMED (Action Natural Medicine) a German based NGO with over 75 partners worldwide organised a one week training for 17 people at the ECT...

Dead Dolphin, Turtle Washed Ashore On Gunjur Beach

By Madiba SinghatehThe carcasses of two Marine mammal species were on Monday found on the Gunjur beach.This is the second time the carcasses of...

2017 Malaria Indicator Report Validated

By Makutu MannehThe National Malaria Control Program (NMCP) has validated the 2017 Malaria Indicator survey report.The report is to provide population based estimates on...

World Tuberculosis Day ...

By Ndey SoweThe Ministry of Health and relevant stakeholder on Wednesday March 27th 2019, commemorated World Tuberculosis Day, an annual event commemorated every March...

Gambia Micro-Nutrients Survey Report Launched

By Fatoumatta K JallowNational Nutrition Agency (NaNA) in Collaboration with UNICEF on Monday 25th March 2019 launched the Gambia 2018 Survey Report on...

Residents Of Kabafita Decry Pollution By Factory

By Mustapha JallowResidents of Brikama Kabafita have expressed concern over the air pollution caused by the emission of black-smoke within their surroundings. The residents...

Forestry Director Accuses Anonymous Company of Polluting Forest

Mustapha Jallow/Awa TourayMuhammed Jaiteh, the Director of the Forestry Department on Tuesday, March 19th 2019, said a Chinese Factory that operates within Nyambai forest,...

Forestry Staff Accuse Chinese Factory Of Polluting Nyambai Forest

By Mustapha JallowStaff of the Forestry Department have accused a Chinese factory that burns tires within the periphery of Nyambai Forest of polluting the...

EFSTH Inaugurate D2 Million Refurbished ...

By Ndey Sowe / Louise JobeA refurbished ward at the Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital was on Wednesday March 13th 2019, officially opened by...