Thursday, May 30, 2024

Inside Ndemban Hospital – My Terrifying Life Experience

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By: Dawda Baldeh Privileges granted by our creator, such as health, wealth, and power, are a significant focus in this era of social media platforms. Many individuals fail to...

University of The Gambia Medical Students Association: Health myths/benefits of the ‘mborr mborr’ tea

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011 R. Jobe April 2023 THE MBORR MBORR TEA It’s always refreshing after long hours of fasting, easily accessible and cheap, some date it back to ancient times, linked to...

“I can’t recall signing an MOU with MoH.” Board Member’s Testimony Raises Questions About...

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By: Alieu Jallow "I cannot recall sitting in a board meeting to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Ministry of Health," stated Ernest Andrew Mendy, a...

Fake Drugs in the Gambia: Intellectual Property as a Solution

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By: Muhamed Lamin Ceesay Globally, the WHO mentions that between 72,430 and 169,271 children have died of pneumonia each year after taking counterfeit antibiotics. Recently, The Gambia has...

009MJ University of The Gambia Medical Students Association

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Health myths/benefits The use of Tobacco mixed products known locally as "tabaa" is a common practice across The Gambia, Senegal and Guinea Bissau. It is used by women...

Medical Negligence on the rise in the Gambia: A Call for National Action

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By Prof. Raphael Nyarkotey Obu and Juliana Twumwaa Obeng           Medical Negligence on the rise in the Gambia: A Call for National Action As...

Retired teacher pleads for assistance to facilitate wife’s kidney transplant

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By: Dawda Baldeh Omar Cham, a 62-year-old retired teacher with over four decades of teaching experience is pleading for urgent assistance to facilitate his wife’s kidney transplant, who...

Tapalapa: The Gambian Bread that may control weight Loss

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By Prof. Raphael Nyarkotey Obu The writer Tapalapa- The Gambian Bread When I arrived in the Gambia, Tapalapa was one bread that I found is highly consumed. I always wonder...

DLEAG’s AIRPORT COMMAND NABS NIGERIAN NATIONAL WHO SWALLOWED 130 PELLETS OF SUSPECTED COCAINE

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Operatives of Drug Law Enforcement Agency, The Gambia (DLEAG) stationed at Banjul International Airport (BIA) intercepted a Nigerian National attempting to smuggle one hundred and thirty (130)...

Three Senior Health Officials Face 13 Charges, Including Corruption, Theft, and Forgery

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By: Jawo Three senior health officials, including Muhammadou Lamin Jaiteh, the permanent secretary at the Ministry of Health, Balla Kandeh, the program manager of the Malaria Control Programme,...

Attaya as Aphrodisiac: Boosts Libido and Sexual Pleasure

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By Prof. Raphael Nyarkotey Obu The writer Attaya as Aphrodisiac: Boosts Libido and Sexual Pleasure Don’t be too quick to judge as I have noticed in the Gambia...

University Of The Gambia Medical Students Association © Health Myths/Benefits

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006MJ University Of The Gambia Medical Students Association © Health Myths/Benefits It comes naturally for a lot of people to eat fruits after peeling them, but this is where we...

NAMs Divided in Opinions as Bill Seeking to Decriminalize FGM Practice is Tabled in...

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By: Dawda Baldeh The ongoing debate surrounding the ban on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and the recently tabled bill aiming to decriminalize it continues to gain momentum, capturing...

Gambia: How sugar in your drinks destroys the body

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  By Prof. Raphael Nyarkotey Obu The writer Gambia: How sugar in your drinks destroys the body I have observed keenly that there is a wide range of sugar desserts...

Mobile Phone Usage Linked to Decreased Sperm Quality in Men?

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By: Seringe ST Touray Researchers have discovered a potential link between frequent cellphone use and a decline in semen quality. A recent study involving 2,886 Swiss men aged 18...

Concerned Youth From Nema Su Have Embarked on Demolishing and Burying Illegal Septic Systems...

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By: Alieu Jallow The concerned youth of Nema Su in Sukuta have taken stringent measures to ensure that anyone found violating the law is held accountable. These concerned...

Attaya: Improves brain function, protects brain ageing

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By Prof. Raphael Nyarkotey Obu The writer Attaya: Improves brain function, protects brain ageing In recent times, I have been delving into the potency of attaya in the Gambia....

Lemongrass: a natural remedy for menstrual cramps, bloating, and hot flashes.

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By: Prof. Raphael Nyarkotey Obu Lemongrass, also called citronella, is a tall, stalky plant. It has a fresh, lemony aroma and a citrus flavour. It’s a common...

NAM Mballow Pleads for Public Support for Two Separate Families Who Welcomed Birth of...

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By: Dawda Baldeh Gibbi Mballow, the National Assembly Member (NAM) for Lower Fulladu West Constituency, is appealing for public support for two families in his constituency who have...

Foni Kansala NAM Likens Anti-FGM Advocate to Western Conspiracy against Religion & Culture

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By: Dawda Baldeh Following the introduction of a highly contentious bill aimed at repealing the ban on female genital mutilation (FGM) before lawmakers in Banjul, Honorable Almame Gibba,...