The Open day of the Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV10) and the PregnAnZI-2 trials was an exciting opportunity to interact with the local community to learn exciting new interventions for improvements in maternal and child health.
The Director of the NIH National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Office in Mali, Dr Fatoumata Bathily and Souleymane Karambe, Senior Support Services Supervisor, visited MRCG from the 22nd to 24th May 2017.
WHO highlight the true burden of hepatitis B virus (HBV) prevalence in Africa with the pioneering work of the MRC Unit The Gambia
WHO Global Hepatitis report describes, for the first time, the global and regional estimates on viral hepatitis in 2015, setting the baseline for tracking progress in implementing the new global strategy.
MRC Unit The Gambia is hosting a workshop on the 15th June 2017 at the Bray Lecture Theatre, in Fajara.
Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist and early clinician scientist Dr Bittaye presents on the Measurement of gestational age in pregnancy
Dr Mustapha Bittaye is a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist currently working with the Vaccines and Immunity Theme on the Protecting From Pneumococcus in Early Life (PROPEL) clinical trial.
Early Career Scientist Amadou Faal presents his research on Immunological Memory: The Hallmark of Vaccination
Amadou is a Trainee Scientific Officer working with the Vaccines and Immunity Theme on the Protecting From Pneumococcus in Early Life (PROPEL) Trial,
Young Scientist Samantha Mccann presents – Using Novel Technologies to Assess the Effects of Nutrition on Infant Development
Samantha is a Higher Scientific Officer working with the Nutrition Theme on the Brain Imaging for Global HealTh (BRIGHT) study at MRC Unit The Gambia (MRCG) in Keneba.
The Gambia Government, through the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, and the MRC Unit The Gambia have worked together to determine the impact of the introduction of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines (PCV) on pneumonia.
MRC Unit The Gambia will be holding an Open Day at Serekunda Health Centre (SHC) to sensitise the Serekunda community about the new study, PregnAnZI-2 trial.
Young Scientist Kim Maasen presents on using novel technologies to assess the effects of nutrition on infant development – The FaCE study
Kim is a Scientific Officer working with the Nutrition Theme on the Facial Characteristics and Embryogenesis (FaCE) study at MRC Unit The Gambia (MRCG)
Dr Effua Usuf presents on using nasopharyngeal carriage data to predict pneumococcal serotypes in disease
Dr Effua Usuf is a Post-Doctoral Clinical Epidemiologist working within the Disease Control and Elimination Theme
Dr Abdullahi Ahmad presents on how malaria transmission intensity could be very uneven over a small geographical area in a part of the upper river region of The Gambia
Dr Abdullahi Ahmad is a Research Clinician and currently, a PhD student working within the Disease Control and Elimination Theme on ICEMR