Gambia: Young Gambian Doctors to Study Medicine Specialties in Cuba
[The Point] Banjul, Jan 19 - Two young Gambian doctors will study in Cuba the specialties of Gynecology and Obstetrics, and Intensive Therapy, after the authorities of the largest of the Antilles grant two free scholarships to this nation, as part of their historic solidarity collaboration with Africa. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: Health Ministry to Introduce Covid-19 Vaccine
[Foroyaa] Gambia's Health Ministry is on the verge of introducing the covid-19 vaccine in The Gambia, this is according to the Director of Education and Health Promotion, Modou Njia. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 21, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: Covid-19 - Gambia Registers 13 New Cases
[The Point] The Gambia has registered 13 new positive coronavirus cases, bringing the total cases ever confirmed since March 2020 to 3,910. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: Gambia Gets 2 UK Covid-19 Variant
[The Point] Health Minister Ahmadou Lamin Samateh on Thursday informed legislators of the National Assembly's Select Committee on Health that The Gambia has finally recorded the new variant of covid-19 originated from the UK. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: Musu Bakoto Sawo Emerges 2020 Daily Trust African of the Year
[Daily Trust] Musu Bakoto Sawo, a Gambian changemaker and tireless women rights advocate, has emerged winner of the 2020 Daily Trust African of the Year award. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 17, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: Jileng Kunda Project Presents Medical Items to Essau Health Centre
[The Point] Jileng Kunda Project, a non-profit organization founded in 2019 by Suwaidou Sonko on Wednesday presented medical items to Essau Health Centre. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: Covid-19 - Gambia Registers 21 New Cases, Senegal Imposes Curfew
[The Point] The Gambia has registered 21 new positive coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of COVID-19 cases ever confirmed in the country to 3,833. This is the highest single-day number of cases recorded in over five weeks, while rising number of cases forced Senegal to impose curfew. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

West Africa: National Calls for Proposals (The Gambia, Ghana, Senegal) - Supporting Remittances in Times of Crisis in Africa
[IFAD] The Financing Facility for Remittances (FFR) of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is pleased to announce the 2020 National Calls for Proposals: Supporting Remittances in Times of Crisis in Africa. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 5, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: Gambia Records 1 More Covid-19 Case, Senegal - 66
[The Point] According to reports from the Ministry of Health, The Gambia has registered one Covid-19 case. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 23, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: From Classroom to Industry - EU's Tekki Fii Project Supporting Youths to Enter the Labour Market
[The Point] "For young technicians graduating from a skills training program to find meaningful employment, besides the technical competencies they acquire, they also need to master essential skills such as CV-writing, networking, scouting for jobs or attending job interviews," expressed Samboujang Touray, Junior Technical TVET Advisor from the EU-Funded Tekki Fii project implemented by GIZ. Enter the Labour Market (ELM) Training is one of the support modules which GIZ together with its 9 partner training providers is (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 23, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: UNDP, GCCI Hand Over Newly Built Dormitories of 200 Bed Capacity At Jeshwang Detention Center
[Foroyaa] New dormitories at the Jeshwang detention center were unveiled and handed over to the Gambia Prisons Department on Thursday 17 December 2020, by the Government of The Gambia, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and The Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI). The works have been realized in partnership with GAMWORKS through 'We Khan' Construction Company with UNDP provided funding which enabled the refurbishment and rebuilding of new Prison dormitories at Jeshwang Detention Center and at M (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - December 22, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Gambia: Gambian Teen Seeks Medical Help After Release From Senegalese Prison
[The Point] A Gambian teenager, Ousman Ceesay, is seeking assistance from The Gambia government, NGOs and other philanthropists to cater for medical expenses following months of his imprisonment by Senegalese authorities in Ziguinchor. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 18, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: NBCF Donates Medical Items Worth D160,000
[The Point] The Nurses Bantaba, a charity foundation recently donated medical items and materials worth over D160,000 to Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital in Banjul. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 18, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: NSC Boss Hopeful Over Resumption of Sports
[The Point] The Executive Director of the National Sports Council (NSC) has expressed optimism about the future of Gambian sports in the post covid-19 era. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 18, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: NEA, UNDP Present Covid-19 Materials to Municipalities
[The Point] National Environment Agency (NEA) through funding from the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) recently presented fumigation materials to three municipalities to support and enhance their fight against Covid-19. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 18, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: Karpowership Donates 5,000 Facemasks
[The Point] Karpowership, a Turkish energy company operating in The Gambia donated 5,000 facemasks to the Fatou Bah-Barrow Foundation (FaBB) Tuesday afternoon. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 17, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: Good Morning Mr. President - the Second Wave of Covid-19 Is At Neighbour's
[The Point] Mr. President, our next door neighbour, Senegal is now facing the second wave of COVID-19 which should draw our attention here in The Gambia. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 15, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: Health Authorities Close 6 Restaurants
[The Point] Health authorities on Monday closed six restaurants for failure to comply with the Ministry of Health's guidelines, according to Dr. Bouba Manjang, director of Public Health Services. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 9, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: Covid-19 - Gambia Registers 2 New Cases
[The Point] The Gambia has registered 2 new coronavirus cases, taking the total number of COVID-19 cases ever confirmed in the country to 3,770. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 7, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: MRCG, BDH Launch 2-Year Covid-19 Project
[The Point] Medical Research Council- The Gambia (MRCG) and the Brikama District Hospital (BDH) recently launched a two-year project that seeks to prevent and treat COVID-19 associated severe pneumonia. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 4, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: Gambia Records 3 New Covid-19 Cases, No New Death
[Foroyaa] The Gambia over the weekend registered three new cases of the deadly coronavirus, taking the total number of COVID-19 cases confirmed in the country to three thousand seven hundred and thirty-four. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 30, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: Covid-19 - Gambia Registers 3 New Cases
[The Point] The Gambia has registered three new coronavirus cases according to the 206th national situation report since the confirmation of the first case of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in The Gambia, on the 16th March 2020. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 30, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: EU Funded FAO Projects Procure It Equipment And Vehicles to Boost Food Security, Nutrition
[The Point] 26 November 2020, Banjul - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) will on Friday 27th November 2020hand over IT equipment (HP) and three Toyota Hilux pickups worth six (6) million Gambian Dalasis to the government of The Gambia. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 27, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: Covid-19 - Gambia Registers 1 New Case
[The Point] The 205th national situation report since the confirmation of the first case of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in The Gambia, on the 16th March 2020 has indicated the registration of one new case, taking the total number of COVID-19 cases ever confirmed in the country to 3,728. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 27, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Senegal: Health Ministry On Alert Amid Senegal's Mysterious Disease
[The Point] Head of Epidemiology and Disease Control Center at the Ministry of Health has stated that an expatriate technical committee of epidemiologists, lab technicians, clinical and communication has been set-up to monitor the situation of an infectious mysterious disease in Senegal to prevent it from entering The Gambia. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 26, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: GRA Collects 500 Million More in 2020 Despite Covid-19 Constraints
[The Point] The Gambia Revenue Authority GRA has collected D502 million more from January-October 2020 compared with the same period in 2019. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 26, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: Health Costs and the 'Ugly' Gender Gap
[SciDev.Net] This week, Africa Science Focus is in The Gambia, talking to women about how gender inequality is affecting their health. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 25, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: GAF Lauded for Donating Blood
[Foroyaa] Gambians on Saturday lauded the Gambia Armed forces after their personnel came out to donate blood during a blood donation exercise spearheaded by Rotaract Club of Fajara. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 25, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: GAF Medical Personnel Acquire Basic Life Supporting Training in Darfur
[Foroyaa] The Gambia Armed Forces Contingent 23 (GAMCOY 23) medical personnel in Darfur (Sudan) acquired basic life supporting training. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 25, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: Lebanese-Gambian Community Oxegenates Covid Treatment Centers
[The Point] In the wake of Covid-19, The Lebanese - Gambian community under the auspices of the Honorary Consul of Lebanon Mr. Hassib Massry, furnished the Sanatorium with the Gas Medical System (Oxygen and Medical Air) for the entire unit. The donation of the above system was made to the Ministry of Health. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 25, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: 'Covid-19 Negatively Impacted Our Education'
[The Point] Students of Kotu Senior Secondary School have said that covid-19 pandemic negatively impacted their education, resulting to their poor results in their recent grade nine examination. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 25, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: Gambia Records No New Covid-19 Case
[The Point] At least no new confirmed case of COVID-19 is recorded, according latest COVID-19 reports. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 24, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: UNICEF Official Bemoans the Negative Impact of Covid-19 On the Education Sector
[Foroyaa] The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Country Representative to The Gambia, Gordon Jonathan Lewis, has bemoaned the negative impact the novel coronavirus has caused to students' education across the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 24, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: Childfund Gives 20ft Container With Medical Items to MoH
[The Point] The Catholic Medical Mission through ChildFund The Gambia on Thursday extended magnanimity to the Ministry of Health with the presentation of a 20ft container loaded with medical items. The presentation was held at the Central Medical store in Kotu. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 21, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: Covid-19 - Gambia Registers No New Case
[The Point] The 198th national situation report since the confirmation of the first case of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in The Gambia, on the 20th November 2020 has indicated the registration of no new case. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 21, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia/Gabon: GFF Responds to Gabon Delegation Claims
[The Point] The President of The Gambia Football Federation (GFF), Lamin Kaba Bajo, has strongly responded to allegations made by the Gabonese football delegation which attracted massive international media attention as most of which only relied on Arsenal and Gabon captain, Pierre Emerick Aubameyang's version on social media. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 21, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: AMR - Race Against Time!
[The Point] AMR is one of the biggest threats to modern medicine and the global economy, yet millions of people are unaware of its potentially catastrophic implications. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 19, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: MoH Holds Symposium On World Antimicrobials Awareness Week
[The Point] The Ministry of Health in collaboration with key stakeholders on Wednesday convened a day's symposium as part of activities marking World Antimicrobials Awareness Week, which starts from 18th and ends 24th November. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 19, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: Misuse and Abuse of Antimicrobials Put Us All At Risk Warns WHO Country Rep
[The Point] The country representative of the World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that misuse and abuse of antimicrobials put us all at risk and therefore called on all to do 'our best to protect these lifesaving medicines.' (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 19, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: Covid-19 - Gambia Registers No New Case, No Person in Quarantine
[The Point] The 197th COVID-19 situation report of The Gambia for 16 November 2020 (published on the 17th November 2020) has indicated the registration of no new positive case with the total since March still at 3, 705. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 19, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: WHO - Nearly 1 in 5 Covid-19 Deaths in African Region Linked to Diabetes
[The Point] Brazzaville - The World Health Organization (WHO) finds that 18.3% of COVID-19 deaths in the African region are among people with diabetes, one of the conditions that global studies have found to increase the risk of severe illness and death among patients infected with the virus. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 18, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: The Impact of Covid-19 On Remittance Flows!
[The Point] The COVID-19 pandemic is crippling the economies of rich and poor countries alike. Yet for many low-income and fragile states, the economic shock will be magnified by the loss of remittances--money sent home by migrant and guest workers employed in foreign countries. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 11, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: 18 Chinese Leading Health Experts Arrive in the Gambia
[The Point] On the evening of Monday 9th November, eighteen leading health experts including a female from China arrived at Banjul International Airport. Nine of them are prominent epidemic control experts who have rich first-hand experience in fighting COVID-19. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 11, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: 'Malaria Is Responsible for Many Deaths in Gambia'
[The Point] Ahmadou Lamin Samateh, the minister for Health says malaria is responsible for lots of deaths in The Gambia both in children and adults. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - November 11, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Gambia: TARUD Presents 2000 Face Masks to Gunjur Schools
[The Point] Trust Agency for Rural Development (TARUD) recently presented 2,000 facemasks to Gunjur Lower Basic, Upper Basic and Senior Secondary Schools to support the re-opening of schools and ensuring that students and teachers are protected from COVID-19. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - November 11, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Gambia: Covid-19 - Gambia Registers No New Case, No Death
[The Point] The189th COVID-19 situation report of The Gambia for 6 November 2020 (published on the 8th November 2020) has indicated a no new positive case registration and no new death. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 9, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: 'Entertainment in Gambia Not Like Before Due to Covid-19'
[The Point] It is an undisputable fact that the advent of corona virus pandemic has changed how businesses and even normal life used to be. It has virtually crippled all major economies and sectors and the entertainment industry is not an exception. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 6, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: Covid-19 - Gambia Registers 1 New Death
[The Point] The Gambia has registered one new covid-19 related death, according to the 185th COVID-19 situation report of The Gambia for 2 November 2020 (published on the 3rd November 2020). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 5, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: Charles Jow Alumni Donates 1000 Face Masks, Buckets to School
[The Point] Charles Jow Memorial Academy (CJMA) Alumni recently supported its former school with scores of branded sanitary items including 1000 face masks, wash hand buckets, sanitizers and detergents among others. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 2, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: Fashion Designer's Association Presents Face Masks to Mobse
[The Point] As part of efforts to create a safe environment for students amid corona virus pandemic, Fashion Designer's Association (FDA) of The Gambia on Wednesday presented 2,350 face masks to the MoBSE at a presentation ceremony held at ministry's main hall in Banjul. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 2, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news