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MRCG Staff Achieve in Global Challenge Competition

In May this year, MRC Unit The Gambia registered 21 staff members (3 teams of seven) to participate in this year’s Global Challenge Competition, formerly known as Global Corporate Challenge (GCC), as part of MRCG’s commitment to improving staff wellbeing.  

MRCG PregnAnZI-2 trial investigators from The Gambia and Burkina Faso

Fostering Collaboration in Nanoro, Burkina Faso

A team from MRC Unit The Gambia, visited collaborators at the Institute de Recherché en Sciences de la Santé in Burkina Faso as part of the PregnAnZI-2 project from July 23rd to July 27th.

Participants learning how to secure preterm/LBW babies in skin-to-skin position

Kangaroo Mother Care Training of Trainers

Reduction of neonatal deaths is a major global public-health priority, especially for preterm newborns which is the most common cause of childhood death, resulting in 1 million deaths/year.