The Childhood TB Program of the Vaccines and Immunity Theme in collaboration with the National Leprosy and Tuberculosis Programme (NLTP) of The Gambia recently won a competitive grant from the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR). (more…)
In a ceremony attended by senior representatives of the Gambian Government, Religious and Traditional leaders, the MRC Unit, the Gambia on the 14th August 2015, signed a £50,000 agreement with the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (MOHSW), for the refurbishment of Basse major Health Centre’s Clinical Services. (more…)
A lot of people are not aware of the existence or the role of Clinical laboratories in healthcare delivery. This is the reason why you often hear people say “the Doctor tested my blood”, or “the Nurse did a test and said that I am diabetic” (more…)
Established in The Gambia in 1947, the MRC is the UK's single largest investment in medical research in a developing country. The Unit's research focuses on infectious diseases of immediate concern to The Gambia and the continent of Africa, with the aim of reducing the burden of illness and death in the country and the developing world as a whole. read more
- Detecting Foci of Malaria Transmission with School Surveys: A Pilot Study in the Gambia.
- The First Phylogeographic Population Structure and Analysis of Transmission Dynamics of M. africanum West African 1- Combining Molecular Data from Benin, Nigeria and Sierra Leone.
- Haematological and biochemical reference values of Gambian infants.
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