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Food items donated to Serekunda Hospital in ‘excellent condition’ – Ministry...

By Amadou Manjang The food items donated to Serekunda General Hospital by Alvihag Supermarket were in ‘excellence condition’, the Ministry of Health said. The Ministry...

Plans afoot to fully implement gov’t policy to tackle trauma in...

By Momodou Jarju Plans are underway to fully implement The Gambia Government’s new policy that aims to prevent and manage traumatic cases in the country....

World’s First Malaria Vaccine rolls out

The world’s first malaria vaccine, RTS,S was rolled out in Cameroon on 22 January, 2024 after trials. This was revealed in a press release issued...

Public Health Director Harps On the Impact of Violations of Environmental...

By Nelson Manneh The Director of Public Health Services at the Ministry of Health, Dr Manjang, recently spoke to Foroyaa to elucidate the impact of...

Research reveals alarming findings on diabetes, hypertension in Gambia

A press release from the Medical Research Council has revealed very high levels of hypertension, and concerning levels of obesity, diabetes, and multimorbidity in...

Medicine Control Agency, Pharmaceutical Association Explain Testing of Drugs from SRA...

By Nelson Manneh The Medicine Control Agency of the Gambia and the Pharmaceutical Association of The Gambia have informed Foroyaa that drugs that are imported...

Merck Foundation provided over 1700 scholarships to young doctors – Official 

By Nelson Manneh Prof. Dr. Frank Stangenberg-Haverkamp, Chairman of both the Executive Board of E.Merck KG and Merck Foundation Board of Trustees, said on Wednesday...

Bundung Maternal Hospital’s Income Increased by D8 Million in 2018 Fiscal...

By: Kebba AF Touray The income of the Bundung Maternal and Child Health Hospital (BMCHH) has increased by eight million Dalasi (D8 Million) from 2017...

World Lung Day: MRCG Conducts Sensitisation on Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

By NdeySowe The Medical Research Council Unit The Gambia at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (MRCG-LSHTM) on Monday, 25 September conducted sensitisation...

FSQA: Mayonnaise recycled for cooking oil not fit for consumption 

By Mustapha Jallow Mamodou Bah, the Director General for the Food Safety and Quality Authority (FSQA) on Monday said the small buckets of mayonnaise that...

Childhood Vaccination Delays in Gambia – MRCG New Study  

By Mustapha Jallow  Researchers, doctors and experts from the Medical Research Council Unit, the Gambia (MRCUG) of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine...

Dr. Samateh says Deaths Of 70 Children Was Due To AKI...

By Nelson Manneh The Minister of Health, Dr Ahmad Lamin Samateh, has finally admitted and confirmed to the media, that the deaths of seventy children...

MCA Appoints ‘Quntrol’ Lab to Test Imported Pharmaceutical Products 

By Nelson Manneh The spokesperson of the Pharmaceutical Association of The Gambia, Ma Hawa Njie, yesterday disclosed to Foroyaa that the Medical Control Agency (MCA)...

Twenty-Six Thousand Gambians Estimated To Be Living With HIV

By Assan Bah The UNAIDS has reported an estimate of nearly twenty-six thousand (26,000) of HIV patients, out of which only 14,000 people living with...

Enforcement of Tobacco Control Act 2016 In Progress

By Nelson Manneh A joint enforcement by some officers regarding the Tobacco Control Act in the Gambia is in high gear in the provinces as...

Union Aid Foundation Sensitises On Menstrual, Sexual Reproductive Health

By Makutu Manneh Union Aid Foundation The Gambia (UAID), has sensitised two hundred adolescent and school going girls and boys, on menstrual and sexual reproductive...

Sharab Hospital Opens New Obstetrics, Gynaecology, Pediatric Complex

By Nelson Manneh The Board of Directors and staff of Sharab hospital have launched a new Obstetrics and Gynaecology complex in Bakau on Saturday 21st...

EFSTH Dialysis Unit Express Gratitude to Trust Bank Limited

By: Bubacarr Gaye Shortly after receiving medical items worth D300,000 from Trust Bank Gambia Limited, the Dialysis Unit of Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital on...

Lawmakers Say Government Should Bear Responsibility For AKI Deaths

By: Kebba AF Touray Members of the National Assembly, while debating on the AKI Report submitted by the Assembly’s Health Committee on the just concluded...

NA Health Committee Recommends Legal Action Against Maiden Pharmaceuticals

By: Kebba AF Touray The National Assembly Select Committee on Health, has recommended legal action by the Government of the Gambia, against Maiden Pharmaceutical Company,...