PRECISE Study Holds Project Closing Festival in Farafenni

The Medical Research Council Unit The Gambia at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (MRCG at LSHTM), in collaboration with local stakeholders, held an open day closing festival in Farafenni – North Bank Region on Tuesday 28 March 2022, to mark the end of the PRECISE Project. PRECISE (PREgnancy Care Integrating translational Science […]

MRCG at LSHTM Study led by Dr Uduak Okomo Donates Cleaning Materials to EFSTH

0n 28th March 2022, an MRC UKRI-funded project at the Medical Research Council Unit The Gambia at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (MRCG at LSHTM) handed over a donation of cleaning materials and products worth over £1000 the maternity and neonatal wards of the Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital (EFSTH). The study, […]

Unit’s Wellbeing Committee Supports Fundraising for Breast Cancer Treatment

On 5th March 2022, the Wellbeing Committee at the Medical Research Council Unit The Gambia at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (MRCG at LSHTM) presented a donation of Eighty Thousand Dalasis (GMD 80,000) to Ms. Madeleine Demba, in support of her fundraising for breast cancer treatment. Madeleine worked as an intern at […]

Malaria Population Biology Group Hosts Training on Amplicon Sequencing

The Malaria Population Biology (MPB) Group at the Medical Research Council Unit The Gambia at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (MRCG at LSHTM) in collaboration with the Wellcome Sanger Institute (WSI) has concluded an intensive training on amplicon sequencing for Genomic Surveillance of Malaria (GSM) at the Unit’s campus in Fajara. The […]

MRCG at LSHTM Commemorates #IWD2022 And Women’s History Month

International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated on 8th March every year, globally. In many parts of the world, the month of March is also recognised as Women’s History Month, with initiatives to recognise, honour, and celebrate the contributions of women around the world. The MRC Unit The Gambia at LSHTM has commemorated IWD every year, […]

 Malaria Population Biology Group Hosts Ex-Vivo Antimalaria Drug Susceptibility Training

The Malaria Population Biology (MPB) Group at the Medical Research Council Unit The Gambia at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (MRCG at LSHTM) held an intensive training on Ex-vivo drug sensitivity testing for the most deadly malaria parasite, Plasmodium falciparum, from 14th to 18th February 2022. The week-long training was funded by […]