Current Approach to Exclude Indeterminate Recurrence from Research Analysis Leads to an Over-estimate of the Efficacy of Antimalarial Drugs

The Worldwide Antimalarial Resistance Network (WWARN) Clinical Scientific Group have published new research in BMC Medical Research Methodology, Dealing with indeterminate outcomes in antimalarial drug efficacy trials: A comparison between complete case analysis, multiple imputation and inverse probability weighting. It is the continuation of two earlier studies which explored approaches for comparing different statistical methods […]

SCHEDA donates Medical Equipment to MRCG at LSHTM

The Sustainable Cardiovascular Health Equity Development Alliance (SCHEDA) recently donated medical equipment to the Clinical Services Department of the Medical Research Council Unit The Gambia at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. SCHEDA is a global non-profit organisation, co-founded by two Gambian – Americans Dr. Ngoneh Jallow and Dr. Sheikh Omar Jobe, and […]

Dr. Sheikh Jarju Presents Poster at ReSViNET Meeting

Dr Sheikh Jarju, a member of the Vaccines and Immunity (VIT) lab team at the MRC Unit The Gambia at LSHTM won one of 58 travel grants to present his poster entitled “Viral aetiology, clinical features and antibiotic use in children under five years old presenting with influenza-like illness in The Gambia” at the Respiratory […]

MRCG at LSHTM and WHO Host Bacteriology and EQAP Surveillance and Laboratory Training Workshop

The Medical Research Council Unit The Gambia at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, in collaboration with the World Health Organization, hosted the Paediatric Bacterial Meningitis (PMB) Bacteriology and External Quality Assurance Program (EQAP) Surveillance and Laboratory Training Workshop in The Gambia, from 28th October to 1st November 2019.  The training was attended […]

MRCG at LSHTM Hosts First Artificial Intelligence for Health Workshop

The Medical Research Council Unit The Gambia at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine hosted its first workshop on Artificial Intelligence for Health, at the Unit’s Bray Lecture Theatre from 28th to 29th October 2019. The two-day workshop was conceived to create awareness on data-driven methods that are applicable to health research, and […]

MRCG at LSHTM Inaugurates Biggest Solar Power Generation System in The Gambia

In a historic celebration, the Medical Research Council Unit The Gambia at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine inaugurated its 501.33 Kwp Solar PV System on 30th November 2019, at its Fajara campus. The inauguration, organised in collaboration with the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy and the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation, celebrated […]

Inauguration of MRCG at LSHTM’s 501.33 kWp Solar PV System

The Medical Research Council Unit The Gambia at LSHTM, in collaboration with the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy and UNIDO, will inaugurate its 501.33 kWp Solar PV System on 30th November 2019, at its Fajara campus. The Project is implemented by the MRCG at LSHTM, as part of the UNIDO/GEF 5 project: “Greening the productive […]

MRCG at LSHTM Holds Open Day on PRIMORDIAL Study Trial

The Medical Research Council Unit The Gambia at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine held an Open Day at the Brikama District Hospital on 9th October 2019, sensitise hospital staff, community leaders, local authorities, journalists and the community on the Pregnancy Interventions in Mothers Relating to Diabetes in Asian India and Low-income countries […]