Gambia: House of Hope Appeals to Victim Centre to End Boycott
[The Point] House of Hope - The Gambia working in collaboration with the No Health Without Mental Health - Gambia (NHMH-GM) under the stewardship of Fka has called on The Gambia Centre for Victims of Human Rights Violation to end its boycott of its activities in the interest of victims' healing. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 5, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: How Covid-19 Vaccination Normalizes Travelling for Gambians
[The Point] As the world tries to recover from the pandemic, the World Health Organisation (WHO) advised citizens of all countries to take the covid-19 vaccine in order to return to normalcy. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 5, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Your monkeypox questions answered as vaccine access expands
Editor's note:This story was originally published July 25 onUCLA Health's Connect blog. It was  updated Aug. 2.As monkeypox spreads across the United States, there are now documented cases in Los Angeles County. As of July 25, there were 162 confirmed cases in Los Angeles County and at least 3,400 cases in the United States, prompting fears of another coronavirus-style outbreak.Monkeypox, however, is an entirely different virus. It is not a respiratory illness like COVID-19, notes  Dr. Omai Garner, director of clinical microbiology for UCLA Health.“It’s a different disease and it’s not the kind of thing that trans...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - August 3, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Gambia: WHO Hands Over Medical Supplies, Equipment to Moh
[The Point] The World Health Organisation (WHO) last Friday presented medical supplies and equipment to the Ministry of Health at a handing over ceremony held at the Central Medical Store, Kotu. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 2, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: Gambia Roll-Outs First-Ever Digital Birth, Health Insurance Schemes
[The Point] The Ministry of Health on Monday will begin issuance of the Gambia's first-ever digital birth and Health Insurance Certificates. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 2, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: COVID -19 Bounces Back With 13 New Cases
[The Point] At least 13 new cases of covid-19 have been recorded, according to the 442nd national situation reports since the confirmation of the first case of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in The Gambia, on the 16th March 2020. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 2, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: Good Morning Mr. President - Speedy Trial, Increment of Salaries and Health
[The Point] Mr. President, it is high time that the Judiciary work on their procedures and processes for quick trials for those remanded at the prisons for long time now. It is always a waste of one's time to be remanded for years and later to be acquitted and discharged. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 2, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: NYC Launches NAYCONF Organizing Committee
[The Point] The National Youth Council (NYC) on Friday launched the National Organising Committee (NOC) ahead of the forthcoming National Youth Conference and Festival (NAYCONF). (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - July 29, 2022 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Gambia: GARD Concerns With Leaked Video Involving One of Its Members
[The Point] The Gambia Resident Doctors Association (GARD) on Wednesday 27 July 2022 said it is concerned and dismayed by the "leaked video on social media" involving one of its members in connection with the case involving Bob Keita and the State. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 29, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: MoH Holds Joint Annual Review
[The Point] Directorate of Planning and Information at the Ministry of Health on Monday began a four-day Joint Annual Review meeting at the Sir Dawda Kairaba Hotel. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 27, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: Gambia Has Shortage of Medical Specialists Says WHO Rep
[The Point] The country representative of the World Health Organization (WHO) has said that The Gambia is experiencing shortage of medical specialists with a doctor to population ratio of 1 to 10,000 as opposed to the WHO recommended standard with a percentage of 22.8% which is the minimum standard. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 20, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: Good Morning Mr. President - On OIC and Health
[The Point] Mr. President, people are questioning the possibility of hosting the OIC Summit this year. In reality, if the time frame is November, then the road projects and the five star hotel whose foundation you would lay on Saturday 23rd July 2023, should be built to host some of the guests including heads of state and kings. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 18, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: Monkeypox - A Neglected Old Foe!
[The Point] Monkeypox is a zoonosis caused by a virus belonging to the genus orthopoxvirus and endemic to western and central Africa. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 15, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: Good Morning Mr. President - On Eid, Social Media, Covid-19 & Transportation
[The Point] Mr. President, as we have just celebrated Eid Al-Adha, we continue to pray for peace and unity for The Gambia and all the people living in the country. We pray that God will answer all our prayers and sacrifices made on the Eid. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 12, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: MDI Loses D19.5 Million Due to Covid-19
[Foroyaa] The Management of the Management Development Institute (MDI) has indicated in its 2020 activity report that the institute lost a sum of D19.5 million due to the COVID-19 pandemic and its closure in 2020. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 11, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news