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Cabinet OK AKI Injury Commission

Cabinet OK AKI Injury Commission

President Barrow Summons Emergency Cabinet Meeting on AKI Deaths in The Gambia State House, Banjul, 14th October 2022: President Adama Barrow said the recent Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) outbreak in the country is a challenging time for the government, families, and the people, and called[Read More…]

by October 14, 2022 0 comments Health, Politics
Barrow Suspends License of Fatal Medicine Importer

Barrow Suspends License of Fatal Medicine Importer

President Barrow Authorises the Suspension of License of Suspected Importer and Pharmacy Following his address to the nation regarding the Acute Kidney Injury cases in The Gambia, President Barrow has authorised the Medicine Control Agency, through the Ministry of Health, to suspend the license of[Read More…]

by October 9, 2022 0 comments Health, Society
President Barrow Commissions New Ambulances for 14 Communities

President Barrow Commissions New Ambulances for 14 Communities

Press release His Excellency, President Adama Barrow, on Friday, September 14, 2018, commissioned a fleet of new ambulance vehicles earmarked for 14 rural communities at a ceremony held at the State House grounds in Banjul. Speaking at the ceremony, President Barrow emphasized that the health[Read More…]

by September 14, 2018 0 comments Health
Why Gambia Doctors Association Must Acknowledge Corruption

Why Gambia Doctors Association Must Acknowledge Corruption

I want to express my profound dismay at the truthful statement made by the Honorable Minister of Health and Social Welfare at a recent press conference was attacked and ridiculed by former staffers and the Gambia Resident Doctors Association to the extent of calling for[Read More…]

by March 7, 2018 1 comment Health, Politics
Gambia Medical Tourism: A Blessing in Disguise?

Gambia Medical Tourism: A Blessing in Disguise?

By Yusef Taylor, @FlexDan_YT Gambian President Adama Barrow announced earlier this week that his government has entered into an agreement with Israeli company International Medical Services to build a €220 Million state of the art hospital in The Gambia. At this stage little is known about[Read More…]

by September 20, 2017 0 comments Health, Politics
Main Referral Hospital In Shambles

Main Referral Hospital In Shambles

One would think that being the main referral hospital of the country, which receives critical patients from the other health facilities across the country and also being a place where doctors and other health workers are expected to be trained on the best standards of[Read More…]

by April 26, 2017 0 comments Health, Society