January 17, 2021

WHO Advises Doctors Not To Use Gilead’s Remdesivir For COVID-19

The World Health Organization has recommended against using Gilead Sciences Inc.’s remdesivir to treat hospitalized COVID-19 patients less than a month after U.S. regulators granted ...
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WAHO Alarms Second Wave Of COVID-19

The West Africa Health Organization (WAHO) has called on members of the ECOWAS Parliament and regional leaders to brace up for a second wave of ...
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African Union Joins Forces To Create Access To Healthcare Solutions For COVID-19, Beyond

Royal Philips , a global leader in health technology, and the African Union today announced a major new partnership aimed to strengthen healthcare infrastructures and ...
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‘Former President Rubbed My Private Parts’- Says HIV Patient

Gambia’s former President Yahya Jammeh has been accused of rubbing the genitals of HIV/Aids patients that underwent his treatment programme while serving as the country’s ...
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Health Minister Launches Malaria Control Machine

The Minister of Health, Dr Ahmadou Lamin Samateh, has on Wednesday  launched a new Micron-air AU9000 vehicle-mounted cold fogging machine developed specifically for the control ...
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Health Minister Confirms Maternal Death Investigations

Gambia’s Minister of Health, Dr Ahmadou Lamin Samateh, has confirmed an ongoing investigations in the recent high incidents of maternal deaths in The Gambia. Recently, ...
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“No woman should die giving life,” Says First Lady Bah-Barrow

Gambia’s First Lady, Madame Fatoumatta Bah Barrow, has said no woman deserve to die at childbirth. “No woman should die giving life,” the First Lady ...
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Gambia Gov’t Clarifies Quarantine Exemption

The Gambia Government has yesterday, clarified that travellers with a valid medical certificate taken 72 hours pre-departure, showing Covid Negative are exempted from mandatory quarantine. ...
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Gambia Registers 34 New COVID-19 Cases Bringing Total Confirmed Cases To 3,101

The Gambia has registered 34 new positive cases bringing the total number of COVID-19 cases ever confirmed in the country to 3,101. The national situational ...
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