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

Gambia: Stakeholders Commence National Consultation On Sexuality Education for Adolescents, Young People
[Foroyaa] The government of the Gambia in partnership with UNFPA, UNAIDS and UNESCO have commenced a three-day national consultation forum on reproductive health services, Sexual Gender Based Violence (SGBV) prevention, information and education, unintended pregnancy, as well as STDs, HIV and protection for adolescents and young people. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 7, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: NHRC Reports Wave of COVID-Related Stigma, Discrimination in Gambia
[The Point] The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) of The Gambia has reported wave of Covid-related stigma, discrimination and racism in its recently launched report on the state of human rights in The Gambia during 2021. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 6, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: Soaring E-Waste Affects the Health of Millions of Children!
[The Point] E-waste volumes are surging globally. According to the Global E-waste Statistics Partnership (GESP), they grew by 21% in the five years up to 2019, when 53.6 million metric tonnes of e-waste were generated. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 6, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: MRC Workers' Union Conducts Biennial Congress
[Foroyaa] The Medical Research Council (MRC) Workers' Union held its biennial congress on Thursday, June 30, 2022 where the outgoing executive committee presented its financial and activity reports to the members. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 5, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: Innoverx Global Health, Africell Organise Health and Wellness Bazaar
[The Point] Innoverx Global Health, a health care provider institute in The Gambia in collaboration with Africell on Saturday concluded its first-ever two-day health and wellness bazaar. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 5, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news