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Gambia: For Every 1,000 Child Births, 64 Die in Rural Gambia
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Gambia: For Every 1,000 Child Births, 64 Die in Rural Gambia

Foday- December 16, 2019

The Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 6 (MICS6) 2018 of United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), has disclosed that the death of children less than five months, ... Read More

South Africa The Health Bill- A blessing or a Burden
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South Africa The Health Bill- A blessing or a Burden

_PLUS_- September 25, 2019

As South Africa’s health bill released on the 26th of July 2019, the South African government looks to extend its health support to people of ... Read More

Cervical Cancer Kills 260,000 Women Annually, Says health officials
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Cervical Cancer Kills 260,000 Women Annually, Says health officials

Foday- December 3, 2019

By Adam Drammeh. Mamading Kinteh, program officer Expanded Immunization Unit at the Ministry of Health has said that in the global level, cervical cancer killed ... Read More

EPI Commence Human Papilloma Virus Vaccination for Girls aged 9-14
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EPI Commence Human Papilloma Virus Vaccination for Girls aged 9-14

Foday- December 3, 2019

By Sheikh Manneh. Expanded Program Immunization under the Ministry of Health with its partners World Health Organisation and UNICEF commences a Human Papilloma Virus vaccination ... Read More

Sewage Streaming In Brikama Market Can Cause Asthma- Says Sheikh Omar Sillah
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Sewage Streaming In Brikama Market Can Cause Asthma- Says Sheikh Omar Sillah

Foday- January 23, 2020

Sheikh Omar Sillah, a lecturer at the Gambia College school of Public Health said, women vendors at the Brikama fishery market can be exposed to ... Read More

What is a Stroke? Types, Symptoms, and Treatment
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What is a Stroke? Types, Symptoms, and Treatment

_PLUS_- October 7, 2019

You experience a stroke when the blood supply to a part of your brain is cut off. This is mostly due to the arteries getting ... Read More

27,000 People are Suffering From Severe Mental Disorders, Says Mental Information Officer
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27,000 People are Suffering From Severe Mental Disorders, Says Mental Information Officer

Foday- December 18, 2019

Fatoumatou Jallow, Mental Information Officer said according World Health survey, 2004 estimated that approximately 27,000 people in The Gambia (or 3% of  the population aged ... Read More