Cuban drug Heberprot-P registered in South Korea

The effective drug is already registered in 24 countries, including Russia, Kuwait, Ukraine, Argentina, Turkey, Vietnam, Malaysia, Mongolia and Colombia. Havana, Feb 13 (Agencies) The drug Heberprot-P from Cuba, intended for the... Read more »

Is it case of Bakau-style discoloration of NAWEC water?

By: Momodou Justice Darboe Several consumers in parts of Serekunda have complained of a worrying drop in the quality of water being supplied by the country’s utilities corporation. Residents of Serekunda central... Read more »

Merck Foundation Commemorates World Cancer Day 2022

By: Essa Bah February 7, 2022 The Merck Foundation together with African first ladies commemorated world cancer day through organizing training for 90 oncologists from 25 countries aiming to increase the limited... Read more »

Residents of Brikama worry about the bustling town’s deplorable market

By Fatou B. Camara Vendors and consumers have described the current state of the main market in Brikama as unbearable, even as they continue to wonder whether the stagnant water that had... Read more »


August 26, 2021 Many Africans lack access to medicines, and so are susceptible to the three big killer diseases on the continent: malaria, tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS. Globally, 50% of children under five... Read more »

Nutritionist highlights plight of Gambian women, children

By Fatou BS Badjie July 7, 2021 A Public Health Nutritionist has lamented that women and  children are the most vulnerable to under-nutrition in The Gambia. Malang N. Fofana made the remark... Read more »

‘At EFSTH some of us are abandoned and left unattended’

By Maria Lopes July 7, 2021 Some patients at the Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital (EFSTH) have expressed dismay over the services and conditions at the country’s main referral hospital. A patient who... Read more »

Asthma patients enumerate challenges, appeal for support

By Vincent Ogo June 30, 2021 Asthma patients have enumerated their challenges while calling for support from the authorities and well meaning individuals to help in effective asthma management. The President of... Read more »

Experts warn of multiple health risks associated with women applying tobacco powder in genitals

Experts have warned of the implications and multiple health risks associated with women applying tobacco powder in their genitals. The ‘miracle recipe’ as it is called in many parts of Africa, is... Read more »