Monday, June 17, 2024

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,...

Attaya: Improves Prostate Health?

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By Prof. Raphael Nyarkotey Obu The writer Attaya: Improves Prostate Health? I found that attaya is green tea, and science has demonstrated the numerous benefits of drinking green tea....

The Science of Eating Dates during Ramadan

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By Prof. Raphael Nyarkotey Obu Dates (Phoenix dactylifera) are the sweetest fruits native to Iraq. The date palm tree produces these fruits, which have long been a...

The Gambia National Health Insurance Scheme: A Panacea for Our Healthcare Worries, Or Another...

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By: Malamin Barrow, Biomedical Scientist and Healthcare Specialist The National Health Insurance Act 2021 (NHIA), which has as its main objective: “To ensure the attainment of universal health...

Authorities say increase in NCDs in Gambia underlines need, urgency to combat tobacco use

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By: Momodou Justice Darboe, Association of Health Journalists (AOHJ) The Gambia has carved an enviable position for itself in the global tobacco control arena but the increase in...

Lands Minister Sowe Receives Emotional Welcome from Staff After Months of Overseas Treatment

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By: Dawda Baldeh The atmosphere at the Ministry of Lands, Regional Government, and Religious Affairs was filled with emotions yesterday as their Minister, Honorable Ousman Sowe, returned home...

Prof. Nyarkotey: Why Domoda improves erectile dysfunction

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By Prof. Raphael Nyarkotey Obu Prof. Nyarkotey: Why Domoda improves erectile dysfunction                             In my...

Good Samaritans Dr. Ammar Al Jafari and Ebrima Jallow Join Forces to Save a...

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By: Seringe ST Touray On Tuesday, January 2nd, 2024, The Fatu Network was contacted by Ebrima Jallow, an activist and General Manager at Al-Nuru Pharmacy in The Gambia....

Prof. Raphael Nyarkotey Obu: 6-Packs come with a risk of depression

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By Prof. Raphael Nyarkotey Obu 6-Packs come with a risk of depression I chanced on this important study in the men’s health article in the Times of India...

No, EFSTH Doesn’t Have a High in-Hospital Mortality Rate. Some Private Hospitals Keep Patients...

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By: Seringe ST Touray During an interview underscoring the successes and challenges faced by Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital (EFSTH), the hospital’s renowned Syrian-born Chief Medical Director, Doctor...

Former VP Renews Commitment in FGM Fight, Urges NAMs to Vote Against Proposed Repeal...

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By: Dawda Baldeh Former Gambian Vice President Dr. Isatou Touray, who also serves as the Executive Director of the GAMCOTRAP Anti-FGM organization, has called on National Assembly Members...

Lower Fulladu NAM Supports Ban on FGM Practice

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By: Dawda Baldeh Hon. Gibbie Mballow, the National Assembly Member for Lower Fulladu, has voiced his support for the recently enacted legislation banning the practice of Female Genital...

Walking barefoot improves menstrual flow, eyesight, sleep, hypertension, pain, and inflammation

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By Prof. Raphael Nyarkotey Obu  The writer Walking barefoot improves menstrual flow, eyesight, sleep, hypertension, pain, and inflammation. Most of my articles are born out of inspiration. Others are requests...

GAP Urges Government to Introduce Anti-Homosexuality Law to Prevent Attempts or Advocacy

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By: Dawda Baldeh Musa Ousainou Yali Batchilly, the leader of the opposition Gambia Action Party (GAP), has urged the government to introduce anti-homosexuality laws to prevent any attempts...

Human Rights Activist Tabou Njie Sarr Describes FGM/C as a Health Hazard to Women

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By: Alieu Jallow Tabou Njie Sarr, a human rights activist and advocate, says FGM/C is a health hazard to women due to its dire consequences. She lamented that...

Health Myths/Benefits: University of The Gambia Medical Students Association ©

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003Ts Fish is among the healthiest foods on the planet. It’s loaded with important nutrients, such as protein and vitamin D. Fish is also a great source of omega-3 fatty...

Trial Continues: Will Victims of Children’s Cough Syrup Deaths Receive Justice?

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By: Seringe ST Touray The trial surrounding the tragic deaths of children in The Gambia due to tainted syrups resumed at the Banjul High Court on Tuesday. The...

Pro. Raphael Nyarkotey Obu: Red palm oil lowers cholesterol, slows heart diseases

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 By Prof. Raphael Nyarkotey Obu Study: Red Palm Oil Lowers Cholesterol, slows Heart diseases When it comes to cooking oils, Palm oil appears to be controversial. Additionally,...

Prof. Raphael Nyarkotey Obu: Chewing Gum improves academic performance

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By Prof. Raphael Nyarkotey Obu   Chewing Gum improves academic performance This article seems funny though, but I am tempted to do this write-up due to the many female...

Ramadan supports brain function, improves longevity

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By Prof. Raphael Nyarkotey Obu Ramadan supports brain function, improves longevity Ramadan in the Gambia A study carried out by scientists in the USA found that the mental...