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Monday, March 30, 2015

Gov't to introduce new Polio vaccine

The Gambia Government will introduce a new Inactivated Polio Vaccine on April 1, 2015, the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare announced on Saturday.
The exercise will be done under the auspices of the ministry's Expanded Programme on Immunisation programme (EPI).

CEC orients students on career development

The Executive Director of Centre for Excellence Consultancy, Lamin Minteh has advised students of Stradford College to acquire the requisite skills and choose the right career paths for their development.
He gave the exhortation last Friday while addressing the students during celebration of the institution's Student Week on their campus near Westfield, Serekunda.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Tuberculosis has declined in The Gambia – Experts

Authorities in charge of The Gambia’s Tuberculosis Control Programme have said there has been a steady decline in the spread of the disease but warned that more corrective steps were needed for its total elimination.
They gave the observation on Tuesday at a day’s event marking World Tuberculosis Day at the TB Control office in Kanifing.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

WHO, others provide Ebola training to health personnel

The World Health Organisation and partners such as the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare on Tuesday trained Gambian health personnel on existing procedures on how to manage an Ebola case. Though The Gambia is yet to register a confirmed an Ebola case, the organisers said it was fitting to boost the skills of healthcare personnel and as well provide them with the necessary equipment. The training took place at the Sanatorium Ebola Treatment Centre (ETC) at Saro along the Banjul Highway.

NSC Presents certificates of registration to National Sports Associations

The National Sports Council in fulfillment of its responsibility of monitoring, regulating, registering of national sports associations/committees/federations and coordinating sports activities in The Gambia among other things, recently presented certificates of registration to national sports associations at its Independence Stadium Secretariat.

Monday, March 16, 2015

Claros offers free medical help to Serekunda hospital patients

Volunteers of Claros Foundation, a Spanish medical non-profit organisation, are currently at the Serekunda Central Hospital in Kanifing to help patients who are in need of a variety of surgical operations at no cost.
At a reception ceremony held recently at the hospital’s conference hall, officials of the hospital affirmed that the intervention of the Claros Foundation was crucial in that it  had enabled patients who were not  able to travel abroad for certain medical treatments due to high costs to be treated right here in the country for free.

Thursday, March 12, 2015

SJAG signs 5-year Partnership agreement with Approve Services Ltd.

(L) Approve Services Ltd CEO Lamin Sanneh and SJAG interim
 President Musa Sise ( R) Shaking hands after formally signing the
 partnership agreement at APS head office in Birmingham, UK
Barely two weeks before the most awaited National Sports Award, Approve Services Ltd on Tuesday 10th March 2015, formally signed an exclusive 5 year sponsorship deal with Sports Journalists Association of the Gambia (SJAG) for the SJAG's flagship Sports Personality of the year awards.

Thursday, March 5, 2015

CEC seeks to assist Gambian students on higher education

The Chief Executive Office of Centre for Excellence Consultancy has disclosed that his institution has opened frontiers for Gambians to study in English and Arabic languages at universities abroad.
Lamin Minteh who is also the general manager of the institution was speaking to assembled journalists during a press briefing on Monday at their head office in Red Cross building at Westfield.

Monday, March 2, 2015

GNOC Awards Scholarship to Wallidan Coach

As part of its drive to capacitize member Associations, The Gambia National Olympic Committee (GNOC) has awarded Foday Bah, the coach of Wallidan FC in the Gambia Football Federation (GFF) first Division league, an Olympic Solidarity Scholarship for coaches to attend an International Coaching course (ICC) at the Semmelveis University in Budapest, Hungary.