Gambia: Kunkujang Youth, Others Trained On HIV Prevention
[The Point] At least 52 youth from Kombo North settlement of Kunkujang and its satellite areas were recently trained on HIV awareness and prevention at a day's sensitisation held at Kunkujang Keitaya Community School. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - November 5, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Gambia: Covid-19 Wreaks Havoc On Gambia's Tourism Island
[The Point] Janjangbureh Town is located in the Central River Region (CRR) of The Gambia, about 300km away from the capital city, Banjul. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 5, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: Jobless Youth Grapple With Effects of Covid-19 in Wcr, KMC
[The Point] Scores of unemployed youths within the West Coast Region (WCR) and Kanifing Municipality (KM) have lamented how the covid-19 pandemic affected their lives and livelihood, especially during the overwrought period of the pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 4, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: Banjul Petty Traders Decry Losses Due to Covid-19
[The Point] The advent of the corona virus pandemic has hampered global businesses and The Gambia is not an exception. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 4, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: Fantanka Conducts Sensitizations On SRH, Others
[The Point] Fantanka under its UNFPA funded project on Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (SRH), Female Genital Mutilation (FGM/C), Early Marriage, Family Planning, and child abuse recently conducted sensitisations in Lower River, Central River and Upper River Regions. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 4, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: Health Ministry Gets Nutrition Supplies Worth Over D10m
[The Point] The Ministry of Health through its Nutrition Unit of the Directorate of Health Promotion and Education has on Thursday received lifesaving nutrition supplies worth over 10 million dalasis. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 25, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: 1st Tourist Flight Arrives With 136 Passengers
[The Point] Following a two year tourism suspension globally as a result of Covid-19, tourism in The Gambia has now started as the country receives its first tourist flight for the 2021-2022 winter season on Friday - the Gambia Experience - being the first flight from the UK onboard 136 passengers. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 25, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: Water And Sanitation for All in a Pandemic!
[The Point] The current COVID-19 pandemic has increased appreciation for hygiene globally and may serve as an opportunity to change behaviours. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: 25 Journalists Trained On Reproductive Health Issues
[The Point] At least 25 journalists drawn from various media outlets in the country were recently trained on the role of the media in sharing information on adolescence, sexual and reproductive health issues. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 21, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: Exposure to Pops Can Lead to Serious Health Hazards Including Cancer
[The Point] The Coordinator of PCB/UPOP project has disclosed that Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) are toxic chemicals that adversely affect human health and the environment around the world as they are transported by wind and water and thereby could affect people and wildlife far from the source where they are used and released. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 21, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: Kombo Yiriwa Kafo Holds Free Health Fair in Mandinary
[The Point] Kombo Yiriwa Kafo Youth Wing in partnership with Your Change for a Change with financial support from Kombo Yiriwa Kafo on Saturday held a free health fair for the Mandinary community. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: AGA Supports Juffureh/Abreda Health Centre, Community
[The Point] Altogether Giving Africa (AGA) UK/Gambia on 10th October 2021 donated medical items, food stuff, used clothes and other material to Juffureh/Albreda Health Centre and community. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambian women's voices on COVID-19 vaccines: 'We are afraid'
Oyster harvesting in Gambia is considered women’s work (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Gambian women's voices on COVID-19 vaccines: "We are afraid"
Oyster harvesting in Gambia is considered women’s work (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Gambia: At Large Boundless Love By Katim S. Touray
[The Point] Many years ago, I went to visit a father of a friend of mine at the then Royal Victoria Hospital (RVH) and now the Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital (EFSTH) in Banjul. My friend's father ("Uncle") was a highly respected elder who had retired from the civil service after an illustrious career. Some of his children held significant positions in the public and private sectors and were, in their own rights, well-respected in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 12, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news