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The rights and responsibilities as a healthcare patient in The Gambia Awareness of human rights relate to health, and to patient rights

By Dr Azadeh Definition Patients' rights This report has great importance for the World Health Organization, whose mission is to ensure “health for all”. Grounding this mission...

Effects of drug abuse, addiction and health

By Dr Azadeh 7 million people suffer from illicit drug disorder and one in four deaths can be attributed to alcohol, tobacco, and illicit or,...

Is it safe for a pregnant woman to fast? Fasting for long periods may cause: headaches, fatigue, fainting, and losing the unborn baby

By Dr Azadeh Pregnant Muslim women who fast during Ramadan are likely to have smaller babies who will be more prone to learning disabilities in...

World Cancer Awareness Day: 17 people die every minute from cancer

By Dr Azadeh World Cancer Day, organized by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) and celebrated each year on 4 February, is an opportunity...

What do we know about Moringa (never die) (Nebedai in Wolof, Jamboo in Mandinka and Binebeddai in Jola) God-gifted nutrition in the Gambia:...

The plant moringa oleifera is very popular (locally known as ‘Nebedai’) in the Senegambia region where it exists principally in scattered uncultivated forms. It...

Nail Biting! How detailed is your knowledge of this issue?

By Fatoumata S. Sarjo Hello beautiful readers! My name is Fatoumata S Sarjo, and I am a first timer on this platform. However, I believe...

World Diabetes Day

Hi readers, It's been a long time since I wrote an article for this page but I am sure the other writers have been doing...

Burns

By Ebrima Jobarteh The technological advancements in the world have had a greater impact on the lives of people. Most of these advancements are highly...

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Scorpion’s team manager apologises

Gambia national team manager Ousman Drammeh has conveyed the apologies of the Scorpions to the general public for narrowly missing out on the group...

Tribute to a bosom friend: Dr Peter Da Costa

By Omar Ousman Jobe Fifi and I started together in Gambia High School. I was coming from Campama Primary School and he from Methodist Prep. We...

Jammeh gets life ban, faces criminal trial

By Omar Bah The Gambia government has published its white paper on the Janneh Commission report which looked into the financial activities of former president...

Justice Minister explains diplomatic passport request

By Omar Bah The Minister of Justice Abubacarr Tambadou has officially reacted to criticisms over his decision to request diplomatic passports for five members of...

Gov’t concern over leakage of state documents

By Omar Bah The Gambia government has expressed concern over the continued leakage of secrets government documents before they are due for public consumption. Specifically referring...