Throughout the year, we offer opportunities for schools to visit and have a ‘mini open day’ experience with our staff at MRC Unit The Gambia.
MRC Unit The Gambia is to conduct research into tobacco control as part of one of the most ambitious international research programmes ever created. £225 Million has been invested across 37 interdisciplinary projects to address challenges in fields such as health, humanitarian crises, conflict, the environment, the economy, domestic violence, society, and technology by the […]
The recently held Vaccine Wastage Study workshop was a tremendous success. The workshop shared the results of the Vaccine Wastage Study from two regions of the Gambia and the Knowledge,
MRC Unit The Gambia’s Health and Demographic Surveillance System Platforms adopt Electronic Data Capture
The Gambia, like most other sub-Saharan African countries, is characterised by significantly incomplete vital registration, which makes it more difficult to carry out field-based medical research,
MRC Unit The Gambia at the Inauguration of the New Institut de Recherche, de Surveillance Epidémiologique et de Formation (IRESSEF)
The official opening ceremony of the brand new research institute “Institut de Recherche, de Surveillance Epidémiologique et de Formation” (IRESSEF) in Diamniadio, took place on Monday, June 19, 2017.
The recent reduction in malaria has been largely achieved by a massive scale-up of vector control, with long-lasting insecticidal nets and indoor residual spraying.
MRCG’s Tuberculosis Case Contact (TBCC) platform identifies new TB cases through household contact studies
Each year, it is estimated that 10.4 million people develop active TB disease, but 4.3 million of these individuals are missed each year by health systems and do not get the TB care they need and deserve.
The annual festival of medical research, to promote dialogue with the public about the global benefits of MRCG’s scientific research was recently held at the Fajara site.
BAIS students aged 14-15 years old and their teachers visited The MRC Unit The Gambia Field Station in Keneba recently,
Influenza virus and diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, inactivated poliovirus vaccine (DTPiP) vaccines enhance the innate immune response
A study recently published by Dr Alansana Darboe, Senior Scientific Officer, from the Nutrition Theme of MRC Unit The Gambia, demonstrate that the activity of ‘Natural Killer (NK) Cells,
MRC Unit The Gambia will be holding an open day at Serekunda General Hospital on Thursday 29th June 2017.
Mr Jacob Otu Higher Scientific Officer on the WANETAM project Mr Jacob Otu was the Higher Scientific Officer on the West African Node of Excellence for Tuberculosis (TB), AIDS and Malaria (WANETAM) project.