Sulayman Janneh successfully completed his MBA

Sulayman Janneh a Theme Project Manager with the Research Support Office and currently seconded to the Africa Research Excellence Fund as a Fellowship Manager, successfully completed his MBA (Finance).

Team Gambia at the 64th ASTMH Annual Meeting

The 64th Annual American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) Meeting took place in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA on October 25 to 29 2015. This year’s meeting featured 182 sessions, including plenary, symposia, scientific, poster, late-breaker and meet-the-professors sessions, and two speed-networking sessions.

Fellowship Success for Kangaroo Mother Care

Dr Helen Brotherton was awarded a Research Training Fellowship by the Wellcome Trust through London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in December 2015. The project named “Randomised controlled trial of early kangaroo mother care for hospitalised neonates <2000g” is valid for a period of 3 years.

MRC Unit The Gambia at the top of the charts in research collaboration

The report from the European and African Clinical Research Bibliometric analysis of publications within the scope of The European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) 2003 – 2011, highlights MRC Unit The Gambia’s contribution towards reducing the global burden of diseases.

Mental Health Training for MRC Unit The Gambia Clinical Staff

Mental health problems are common, and the burden they put on individuals, families and communities across the world is growing. Health systems have not yet adequately responded to this burden, and as a result, the gap between the need for treatment and its provision is wide.

MRC Unit The Gambia launches it’s Wellbeing Programme

As The Unit has a proud history of improving human health through world-class medical research. The MRC Unit The Gambia, launched its MRC and Me Wellbeing Programme in Fajara on the 21st July and subsequently in Keneba on the 16th of September, to promote health and wellbeing in and outside the workplace for all MRC […]

Gambian DNA bank expands

The national DNA bank in The Gambia, which was established in November 2000 by the MRC Unit The Gambia, is set to expand its current repository of approximately 50,000 DNA samples and associated data.