Working together with Gambia Country Coordinating committee

The Gambia Country Coordinating committee (GCC) which coordinates applications to the Global Fund for Tuberculosis (TB), Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and malaria, announced on 30th June 2016 the appointment of Dr Abdou K. Sillah to the GCC.

MRC Unit The Gambia Launched 5 year Strategic Plan

The launch of the MRC Unit The Gambia’s 2016-2021 Quinquennial (5-year strategic plan) on the 1 April 2016 was successfully attended by over 400 staff, collaborators and partners. The event offered the opportunity to share our vision, plan for training and highlight recent success stories.

Global Role and Burden of Influenza in Pediatric Respiratory Hospitalisations

A new study titled: Global Role and Burden of Influenza in Pediatric Respiratory Hospitalizations: A Systematic Analysis (GRIPP) appeared in PLoS Medicine on 22 March 2016 confirming that increasing influenza vaccination coverage among young children and pregnant women could reduce this burden and protect infants less than 6 months.

Pneumococcal Surveillance Project (PSP) Press Briefing

The Gambia Government, through the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (MOHSW), and the MRC Unit The Gambia (MRCG) called on all the press offices in The Gambia on Friday 4 March 2016, to disseminate the study results from the Pneumococcal Surveillance Project conducted in the Upper River Region of The Gambia. This forum is […]