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,
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.
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,
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,
Dr Mohammed is committed to contributing more towards the bioinformatics work in The Unit Dr Nuredin Mohammed joined MRCG as a Biostatistician in August 2016. Before joining The Unit, he worked as a research fellow for the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) design services at the University of Birmingham where he completed his PhD […]
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.
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.