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(JollofNews) – The government of Sierra Leone and its international partners are in a race to avoid an outbreak of any disease in the aftermath of the mudslide that has claimed the lives of hundreds...

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(JollofNews) – Ahead of World No Tobacco Day on Wednesday, health authorities in The Gambia have issued a grim warning about the devastating consequences of tobacco smoking. Speaking to journalists...

(JollofNews) – Kidney patients in the Gambia have received free life-saving vascular (fistula) surgery at the Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital, Banjul, thanks to the founder of Ida Bass Kidney...

(JollofNews) – A Gambian based Chinese owned fishing factory  at the centre of severe online criticisms has rejected allegations that it is dumping waste into the country’s sea and damaging...

(JollofNews) – A Gambian woman from Baddibu Suwareh Kunda is recovering in hospital after she was repeatedly stabbed by an unidentified male on her way to the rice field. Naba Jamba was said to...

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(JollofNews) – Guinea-Bissau has confirmed its first three cases of the Zika virus in a group of islands off the mainland and has set up an emergency committee to stop further transmission of the...

(JollofNews) – The Disease Control and Elimination Theme of MRC Unit the Gambia has been awarded a Grand Challenge Exploration grant, an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation,...

(JollofNews)  As I complete my ward round in a London Teaching Hospital with a visit to the 7 year old boy who has already lost both lower limbs due to meningococcal disease and who is staring at his...

(JollofNews) – President Yahya Jammeh of the Gambia has renewed claims that he can cure HIV and some of the world’s leading killer diseases including cancer. ...

(JollofNews) – The Gambian’s Ministry of Health and Social Welfare has announced plans to mobilise health workers, voluntary groups and students to conduct a massive sensitisation on cancer...