Gambia: Childfund Hands Over Mosquito Nets for Children, Pregnant Women
[The Point] ChildFund The Gambia last Friday handed over 16,000 LLIN mosquito bed nets to regional health directorates at a ceremony held at Sama Kairo Federation in Brikama. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - January 17, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Gambia: Distinguished and Congratulated Cuban Health Professionals in the Gambia
[The Point] Banjul, Jan 16th. - A group of health professionals that concludes their mission in the Gambia was distinguished last friday by the leadership of the Cuban Medical Brigade (BMC) here, and entertained by the authorities of the Central Hospital of this capital. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 17, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

China Opens Embassy in Nicaragua for First Time since 1990 after Taiwan Ties Cut
By Genevieve Donnellon-MayAUSTRALIA, Jan 10 2022 (IPS) For the first time since 1990, China has (re)opened an embassy in Managua, Nicaragua, less than a month after Nicaragua cut ties with Taiwan. The (re)opening of the embassy on January 1, 2022 comes amidst the backdrop of US-China tensions, particularly over trade and Taiwan, as well as worsening Cross-Straits relations. Genevieve Donnellon-MayChina and Nicaragua officially (re)established diplomatic relations last month. On December 10, Asia time, diplomatic relations between China and Nicaragua were officially established. The official “Joint Communiqué on the Res...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 10, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Genevieve Donnellon-May Tags: Asia-Pacific COVID-19 Economy & Trade Headlines TerraViva United Nations Trade & Investment IPS UN Bureau Source Type: news

Approved COVID-19 vaccines and countries and territories with approved proof of vaccination, Department for Transport and DHSC (updated 10th January 2022)
Approved vaccines and list of countries and territories with approved COVID-19 proof of vaccination for travel to England. 10 January 2022Novavax (Nuvaxovid and Covovax) added to list of approved vaccines. 5 January 2022Bhutan, Cameroon, Cote d ' Ivoire, Cyprus northern, Fiji, The Gambia, Iraq, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Solomon Islands and Uzbekistan will be added to this list 4am Monday 10 January. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Approved COVID-19 vaccines and countries and territories with approved proof of vaccination, DHSC (Updated 5th January 2022)
Approved vaccines and list of countries and territories with approved COVID-19 proof of vaccination for travel to England. 5 January 2022 Bhutan, Cameroon, Cote d ' Ivoire, Cyprus northern, Fiji, The Gambia, Iraq, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Solomon Islands and Uzbekistan will be added to this list 4am Monday 10 January. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 6, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gambia: Gamtel/Gamcel Supports 1st Born Babies With D75,000
[The Point] The management of Gamtel/Gamcel through Fatoumatta Bah Barrow Foundation has given D25 thousand dalasi and baby hampers to each of the first three babies of the year 2022 at three different hospitals within the Greater Banjul Area. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - January 5, 2022 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Gambia: WHO - Omicron Is Spreading Faster Than Any Other Covid Variant!
[The Point] The World Health Organization on Tuesday warned the new Covid-19 omicron variant is spreading faster than any previous strain, and it is probably present in most countries of the world. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 30, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: Ministry of Health Reacts to Corruption Allegation
[The Point] Press release : It has come to our attention with stark disappointment and disgust about the publisher's intent of malicious and smear campaign against the Ministry of Health." (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 30, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: Good Morning Mr. President-Elect - On TRRC Findings, Reparations & Covid-19
[The Point] Mr. President-elect the findings on criminal liability from the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC), as part of their report, the Commission has made a number of findings on human rights violations. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 29, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: New Health Policy Awaits Implementation
[The Point] The 2021/2030 new health policy which will determine the faith of the Health Ministry in the next 10 years awaits implementation. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 24, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: NGO Engages 60 Adolescent On Teenage Pregnancy, Reproductive Health Issues
[The Point] Artists in Alliance for Arts and Culture in partnership the Kafuta Community Library on Sunday embarked on a community sensitisation for 60 adolescent girls on teenage pregnancy, HIV Aids, reproductive health and gender related issues. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - December 23, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Gambia: Gambians Prefer J & j Covid-19 Vaccines to Others
[Foroyaa] Gambians who are vaccinated against COVID-19 and those anticipating to be vaccinated against the deadly diseases said they prefer to be vaccinated with the Johnson and Johnson vaccine. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: Health Foundation Offers Free Dental Care, Services to Lamin Village
[Foroyaa] Oral Health Gambia Foundation in collaboration with Lamin Health Center (NGO) has provided free toothbrushes and toothpaste to students of Babylon Lower Basic School and some adults at Lamin village in the Kombo North District of the West Coast Region. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: The Rise in Online Gambling Amid Covid-19 Pandemic!
[The Point] As most people were literally left to their own devices during COVID-19 related lockdowns, many began engaging with technology in different new ways. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 17, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: Gambia On Threshold of Registering 10,000 Covid-19 Cases
[Foroyaa] The Gambia has registered six new cases of the corona virus, bringing the total registered cases of Covid-19 to nine thousand, nine hundred and ninety-eight. This was disclosed by health officials during the 404th national situation report on Covid-19 in the country, during the weekend, since the confirmation of the first case of the coronavirus disease in the Gambia on the 16 March, 2020. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news