MRC Unit, The Gambia was approved by the Open University (UK) as an Affiliated Research Centre (ARC) in 2006. MRC Unit, The Gambia is one of a number (26) of the OU’s Affiliated Research Centres, situated in the UK and worldwide. (more…)
Under the theme, I Can, You Can, Gambia Can, MRC Unit, The Gambia (MRCG) was presented with a Cancer Award for its immense contribution in the fight against cancer during the Cancer Walk on World Cancer Day 4 February 2016. (more…)
The ‘Women in Science’ open discussion was an incredible success with enlightening contributions from the panelists and audience (also via WebEx). The forum was organised by the Management Lab of the MRC Unit, The Gambia on Monday 1 February 2016. (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.