Educating The Gambia Hotel School on Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis (TB) disease is real, treatment is freely available and cure attainable. This was the message to the Kanifing Hotel School students, during a TB educational event on Friday 10th March 2017.

World Cancer Day – Cancer Walk 2016

MRC Unit The Gambia will be taking part in the 2016 Cancer Walk organised by the Office of Her Excellency, the First Lady, Madam Zineb Jammeh in close collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare and partners on World Cancer Day 4 February 2016.

Dr Nafo-Traore visits MRC Gambia to discuss Malaria Elimination strategy

On June 30th, Dr Nafo-Traore, Executive Director of Roll Back Malaria, visited the MRC Unit in the Gambia, as a representative of WHO, to discuss Malaria Elimination strategy with the Ministry of Health (MoH) and to give support to the National application of the Global Fund. During her visit, she was given a tour of […]

The Gambia College Students’ visit the MRC

Science students with their lecturers from the Gambia College, School of Education in Brikama, West Coast Region, visited the MRC Unit in the Gambia on the 11th of June 2015. The students are 2nd year science teachers undergoing training as future upper basic science teachers.

Students from Fandema International visit The Unit

All the way from Tujereng village, Kombo South District in the Gambia’s West Coast Region, 10 students of third, fourth and fifth grades (9,10 and 11 years old) and their Teachers from Fandema International Nursery and Primary School visited the MRC Unit the Gambia on 28th May 2015.

MRC welcomes future scientists to The Unit

13 Pupils and their Teachers visited MRC Unit the Gambia on 12 May 2015. The purpose of their visit was to view malaria parasites through the microscopes and to see bacteria that they had on their bodies.