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Gambia: Stakeholders Raise Awareness On HIV/Aids Stigma, Discrimination
[Daily Observer]Stakeholders drawn from various Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and the media Tuesday concluded a two-day sensitisation workshop on combating stigma and discrimination in HIV/AIDS at the head office of The Association of Non-governmental Organisations (TANGO) in Fajara. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - January 16, 2013 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Gambia: Mental Health Training for Health Workers Concludes in Farafenni
[Daily Observer]The Gambia, like many developing countries, experiences a high burden of mental and neurological disorders. Current national estimates suggest that about 13 - 20% of the Gambian population suffer some form of psychological distress. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 15, 2013 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: Kairasuu Holds Question-and-Answer Winning Health Talks
[The Point]Kairasuu Federation, an affiliate of ChildFund, on 8 January 2013 held a daylong open community field health talks in Mamuda village, Kombo South district, West Coast Region. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 15, 2013 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: Sanchaba Sulay Jobe, Sukuta Health Centre Boosted
[Daily Observer]Pirjo Latomaki-Jagne and Anna Maya, bothFinnish nationals, on Saturday donated medical items to the Sanchaba Sulay Jobe Health Centre and Sukuta Health Centre. The materials were presented at a ceremony held in Brusubi. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 15, 2013 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: Conteh Family Gives to First Born Babies At the Serrekunda Hospital
[Daily Observer]The Conteh Kunda Family recently gave baby items to the first born babies of the year at the Serrekunda Hospital. The presentation was held at thehospital grounds in Kanifing. The donated items include: bed sets, disinfectants, detergents, bath pans and a cash amount of D10, 000. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - January 15, 2013 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Gambia: Ambassador Chen Presents U.S.$180,000 to Support Gambian Medical Students in Ghana
[The Point]The Hon. Deputy Minister of Presidential Affairs and Secretary General, and Head of Civil Servants of the Office of the President at the time, Madi Jatta, recently received, on behalf of the Government of The Gambia, from H.E. Samuel Chen, Ambassador of the Republic of China (Taiwan), a cheque for US$180,000, which is payment to help in the provision of tuition fees and stipends for 6 Gambian medical doctors in Ghana. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 14, 2013 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: New WHO Plan Targets the Demise of Sleeping Sickness
[Foroyaa]A meeting of experts and African health officials sets in motion a campaign spearheaded by WHO to free Africa from the grip of sleeping sickness. John Maurice reports. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 13, 2013 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: Student With Heart Condition Needs Help
[The Point]Twelve-year-old student Isatou Conteh of Brufut is battling with a heart condition requiring overseas treatment, according to a medical report from Royal Victoria Teaching Hospital. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 10, 2013 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: Activists Pledge to Minimise Malaria Prevalence, Preventable Diseases
[Daily Observer]Activists in the health and environment sectors of the country have reaffirmed their commitment to drastically minimise the prevalence of malaria and other preventable diseases in the country. The officials were speaking during a massive cleansing exercise staged by the organisation - Your Change For a Change and the Brikama Area Council, in Brikama. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - January 9, 2013 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Gambia: Philanthropists Fund a New Maternity Ward for Banjulunding Health Center
[Foroyaa]Philanthropists from Holland are supporting the Banjulunding Health Center to build a Maternity Ward to serve the community and surrounding settlements. This information was disclosed by the Village Development Committee (VDC) who invited reporters to the construction work that is presently in progress at the Health Centre. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 9, 2013 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: NDA Mariama Foundation Launched
[Foroyaa]On Friday 21st December done at the paradise suites hotel, the NDA Mariama Foundation was launched, a registered charity striving to contribute to the health sector specially focusing on maternal health, development of youth talents through football clinics and focusing on a strong educational foundation for children. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 8, 2013 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: YCFaC Spearheads Anti-Malaria Campaign in WCR
[Daily Observer]Your Change For a Change (YCFaC), a non-profit-making organisation, has intensified its anti-malaria campaign with a donation of 700 treated bednets to the people of the West Coast Region during celebrations marking its 2nd anniversary, centred on the theme, "Every step counts, making preventable diseases history." (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - January 7, 2013 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Gambia: Truck Drivers Sensitised On HIV/Aids, Others
[Daily Observer]A two-day sensitisation training for long distance truck drivers on HIV & AIDs, nutrition and road safety recently ended at TANGO conference Hall, along Bertil Harding Highway. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - January 4, 2013 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Gambia: Network of Gender-Based Violence Focal Persons Sensitised On Gender, HIV/Aids
[The Point]The Network of Gender Based Violence (NGBV) under the UNAIDS support programme recently concluded a two-day intensive sensitization and capacity building for its focal persons and other relevant stakeholders on gender, human rights and HIV/ AIDS. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - January 3, 2013 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Gambian president to open herbal AIDS-cure hospital, amid strong criticism from Western medical authorities
Gambia is a small country in West Africa, with a population of about 1.7 million. Fortunately, Gambia has not been hit as hard by HIV/AIDS as other African countries, and only about 2% of its inhabitants are infected. Under its current president, Yahya Jammeh, Gambia... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 3, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gambian leader plans herbal AIDS-cure hospital
BANJUL (Reuters) - AIDS patients would be offered an herbal cure at a 1,111-bed hospital in Gambia that the president said on Tuesday he plans to build despite medical concerns the treatment is dangerous. (Source: Modern Medicine)
Source: Modern Medicine - January 3, 2013 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Gambian Leader Plans Herbal AIDS-Cure HospitalGambian Leader Plans Herbal AIDS-Cure Hospital
AIDS patients would be offered an herbal cure at a 1,111-bed hospital in Gambia that the president said on Tuesday he plans to build despite medical concerns the treatment is dangerous. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 2, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

Gambian leader says to build herbal AIDS-cure hospital
BANJUL (Reuters) - AIDS patients would be offered an herbal cure at a 1,111-bed hospital in Gambia that the president said on Tuesday he plans to build despite medical concerns the treatment is dangerous. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 2, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Gambia: New Hospital for HIV/Aids Patients in the Offing As Jammeh Addresses the Nation On New Year
[The Point]President Yahya Jammeh has announced plans to build a multi-purpose hospital dedicated to the treatment of HIV/AIDS patients. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - January 2, 2013 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Gambia: Gambia, Senegal Hold Cross-Border Forum On HIV/Aids
[The Point]Stakeholders in the fight against HIV/AIDS in The Gambia and Senegal last Friday held a daylong forum to discuss cross-border TB and HIV/AIDS intervention. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - January 2, 2013 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Gambia: YCFAC to Distribute Over 1000 Bed Nets
[Daily Observer]Members of 'Your Change For a Change' (YCFaC) are currently putting the finishing touches on their preparations for the celebration of the organisation's second anniversary that will see them distribute over 1000 mosquito treated bed nets. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - January 2, 2013 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Gambia: First Babies of the Year Receive Gifts
[Daily Observer]The first four babies born in The Gambia in the year 2013 were Tuesday awarded by the Operation Save a Baby, an initiative championed by the First Lady of the Republic, Her Excellency Madam Zineb Yahya Jammeh, at a ceremony held at the Royal Victoria Teaching Hospital (RVTH) in Banjul. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - January 2, 2013 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Gambian leader says to build herbal AIDS-cure hospital
BANJUL (Reuters) - AIDS patients would be offered an herbal cure at a 1,111-bed hospital in Gambia that the president said on Tuesday he plans to build despite medical concerns the treatment is dangerous. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 1, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Gambia: Red Cross Convenes Conference On Humanitarian Diplomacy
[The Point]The Gambia Red Cross Society (GRCS) on Thursday convened a conference on humanitarian diplomacy at the Paradise Suites Hotel. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 31, 2012 Category: African Health Source Type: news