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Sniper Insecticide Banned

By Madiba SinghatehThe National Environmental Agency together with the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (MoHSW), have issue statement banning the importation and use...

EFSTH Receive D1.6M Worth Of ...

By: Kebba AF TourayImam Ebou Ndure of Banjul who doubles as chairperson of the board of trustees, last Friday February 22nd 2019, handed over...

Nurses, Midwives Urged To Regularise Licence Status

By Nelson MannehThe Nurses and Midwives Council (NMC) whose aim is to work towards safe practice, regulation and professional doctrine, has called on its...

2 Doctors Trained On Infertility Treatment In India, Ready To Serve...

 President’s Office, News ReleaseTwo Gambian medical doctors who were funded by the Fatoumata Bah Barrow Foundation (FABB) to undergo a three-month training on infertility...

NA Health Committee Engage Officials ...

By Kebba AF Touray The National Assembly Select Committee on Health, has engaged officials of the health sector to update them on their level of...

‘China, Gambia Committed To Equip Medical Students’ DR. Jianmin

By: Kebba AF TOURAYChinese Doctor Li Jianmin, has disclosed to this medium that China and the Gambia intend to equip Gambia Medical Students studying...

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 TOURAYThe 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 SeckaStakeholders 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 TourayMomodou 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 TourayThe 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 TourayDr 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 SoweThe 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 TourayOfficials 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 TourayResidents 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 BarrowBackground InformationThe 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 SinghatehBuba 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 SinghatehResident closed to and around the Bakoteh dumpsite, told this reporter that the smoldering and bellowing smoke that used to come from...