Chest radiographs (CXRs) are frequently used to assess pneumonia cases. Variations in CXR appearances between epidemiological settings and their correlation with clinical signs are not well documented.
With the outbreak of cerebrospinal meningitis (CSM) in the northwestern states of Katsina, Kebbi, Sokoto and Zamfara, the World Health Organization (WHO) through its collaborative networks, has developed the capacity of the existing laboratory in Ahmed Sani Yeriman
Evaluation of the impact of an investigational vaccine against nasopharyngeal carriage by S. pneumoniae
A recent study conducted by the MRC Unit The Gambia (MRCG) research team showed that the protein components of an investigational pneumococcal protein-plus-conjugate vaccine candidate could not provide protection against pneumococcal nasopharyngeal carriage (NPC)
MRC Unit The Gambia and University of Aberdeen Win British Infection Association (BIA) Poster Competition
Sam Tweed, a University of Aberdeen medical student who did his medical elective at MRC Unit The Gambia (MRCG), was awarded 1st place in a poster competition
The Immunogenicity of Fractional Intradermal doses of the Inactivated Poliovirus Vaccine is Associated with the Size of the Intradermal Fluid Bleb
The global effort to eradicate polio is in its final stages. Research findings published in Clinical Infectious Diseases, Oxford Academic, shows that
MRC Unit The Gambia is part of the Crick African Network Program, which has successfully received a £6 million grant from the Global Challenges Research Fund,
We are excited to announce the release of Our Science Issue 5: Summer 2017 available on our website on http://www.mrc.gm/our-science/.
MRCG held a tree planting ceremony on the 22nd of July in the grounds of the main site in Fajara. The event was very well attended and all the participants were invited to plant a tree
Working Together to Understand the Consequences of TB for Patients and Communities- the TB Sequel Project
What happens once patients diagnosed with tuberculosis (TB) receive treatment and what the long term consequences are for the health of their lungs
MRC Unit The Gambia Contributes to Creating a Roadmap for Program Development on Maternal Immunisation Safety Monitoring in Low and Middle-Income Countries
Improving maternal, newborn and child health by lowering the frequency of infections through immunisations has served as a foundation of public health.
The open day recently held at the Serekunda General Hospital in Serrekunda was exciting opportunity to engage and sensitise the Serekunda community about the two new projects
A news crew from Al Jazeera television recently visited MRC The Gambia in Fajara and Basse following the story of MRCG’s RooPfs study. The study aims to see if malaria can be reduced by improving existing houses. The owners of 800 traditional mud houses have been enrolled, 400 of these houses had the roof changed to […]