Gambia: WACOMP - Gambia Trains Lab Technicians On ISO/IEC
[The Point] The Gambia component of the West Africa Competitiveness Programme (WACOMP-GM) recently held a 2-day virtual awareness raising training on ISO/IEC 17025:2017. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: Health Ministry Gives Update On Entrance Into the Country
[The Point] The Ministry of Health has announced it has updated entry health requirements into The Gambia amid the Covid-19 pandemic (Omicron variant). Although the variant is not yet identified in The Gambia, however, the ministry has shared the following information for public. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: MHSCCU Disburses Over D91m to Members in 2020
[The Point] The chairman of the Medical and Health Services Co-operative Credit Union, Mr. Malang .N. Fofana, on Saturday during the Union's AGM has disclosed that the Credit Union in 2020, has disbursed Ninety One Million, Nine Hundred and Eighty Seven Thousand, Four Hundred and Sixty Five Dalasis and Twenty Two Bututs (91, 987, 465.22) to 3,364 members. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia elections: Adama Barrow declared presidential election winner
The electoral commission names Adama Barrow the winner despite his opponents questioning the vote. #gambia #adamabarrow (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gambian opposition parties reject preliminary election results
Incumbent president Adama Barrow leading with twice votes of nearest rival in test of democratic stability after decades of Yahya Jammeh’s rule #gambian #incumbent #adamabarrow #oppositionparties #ruleincumbentpresident #yahyajammeh (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gambian President Barrow on course for resounding election win
Gambia's incumbent president, Adama Barrow, was on course for a resounding election win on Sunday, partial results indicated, that could help to draw a line under recent political turmoil. #gambian #barrow (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gambians vote with marbles in key test for stability
Polls opened in Gambia on Saturday with voters using a unique voting system, marbles dropped in each candidate's ballot drum, in a tightly fought presidential election that will test stability and... #gambians (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Gambia to vote for first time since Jammeh forced into exile
Poll takes place as human rights groups express fears over record of successor Adama Barrow #jammeh #successor #adamabarrow #gambia #humanrightsgroups (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gambians vote in first presidential election since Jammeh era
Saturday’s vote will be closely watched as a test of the democratic transition in The Gambia. #jammeh (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gambia: Trust Bank Ltd. Donates Medical Items to EFSTH Dialysis Unit
[The Point] As part of their corporate social responsibility, Trust Bank Limited, a private commercial bank in The Gambia has on Thursday 23 November, 2021 donated medical items worth D250,000 to the Dialysis Unit of the Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital (EFSTH) in Banjul. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 25, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: Faal, Sallah Spar On Economy, Health, Others in Historic Debate
[The Point] Independent Candidate Esaa Mbaye Faal and party leader of People's Democratic Organisation for Independence and Socialism (PDOIS) Halifa Sallah made history on Saturday by becoming the first presidential candidates to hold a public debate. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 24, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: U.S., UNICEF Join Forces Against Covid-19 in Gambia
[The Point] Banjul -- The U.S. Government's Agency for International Development (USAID) provided $2 million to the United Nations Children's Fund(UNICEF) to support Gambian government's efforts against COVID-19. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 24, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: American Corner Re-Opens
[The Point] U.S. Embassy Banjul's American Corner at Kairaba Avenue, Comium Buildingin Banjul, is now open to the public. This announcement follows several months of closure as a precaution for COVID-19. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 24, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: Additional World Bank Funds Secured to Improve Healthcare
[World Bank] Washington -- Today, the World Bank Board approved $50 million additional financing from the International Development Association (IDA)* to improve the quality and utilization of essential health services in The Gambia. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 20, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The trajectory of COVID-19 pandemic and handwashing adherence: findings from 14 countries
Conclusions: To better explain levels of protective behaviors such as handwashing, future research should account for indicators of the trajectory of the COVID-19 pandemic. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - November 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news