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Disease Control and Elimination

Focuses on investigating the interactions between hosts, pathogens and vectors

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Nutrition

At the forefront of world-wide efforts to combat the effects of under‐nutrition

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Vaccines and Immunity

Understanding the ontogeny of immunity to inform the design of vaccines

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child contacts being screen for TB symptoms

Identifying children with tuberculosis among household contacts in The Gambia

Our recent study which sought to identify co-prevalent tuberculosis (TB) among child contacts of adults with smear-positive TB in the ...
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Side-by-side comparison of mycobacterial detection assays on sputum samples

Our research findings show the diagnostic utility of both GeneXpert and TB-LAMP in The Gambia

The paper titled Comparison of TB-LAMP, GeneXpert MTB/RIF and culture for diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) in The Gambia published ...
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Sir John Savill and WAGHA patners during the lunching of the WAHGA Logo in Senegal

The visit of Professor Sir John Savill to The Gambia and Senegal

On Monday 3 April 2017, MRC Unit The Gambia welcomed Professor Sir John Savill, Chief Executive of the Medical Research ...
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