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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...

Understanding diabetes

By Chukwuemeka John Amamdikwa Hi readers, It's been a long time since I wrote an article for this column but I am sure the other writers...

Acute childhood diarrhea: The second most common childhood killer disease worldwide

By Yankuba Jatta Gastroenteritis (diarrhea) indicates infection of the stomach and bowels caused by germs. Viruses are the most common cause (mostly rotavirus), but also...

PNEUMONIA: The child killer

By Maimuna Jatta Background The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) estimates that pediatric pneumonia kills 3 million children worldwide each year. These deaths occur almost exclusively...

Deafness

Hearing loss, deafness, hard of hearing, hearing impairment (a term considered derogatory by many in the community), is a partial or total inability to...

Acute renal failure

By Ebrima Jobarteh The human body is a sophisticated compound of organs that function collaboratively to run its day-to-day routine. Organs such as the brain,...

Hepatitis

Hepatitis is the inflammation of the liver as a result of a virus particularly one of the five hepatitis virus-A, B, C, D or...

What are fibroids?

UTG Medical Students’ Association Women have an organ in their reproductive system called the uterus or womb, where the unborn baby is kept until delivery....

Hypertension in pregnancy

UTG Medical Students’ Association Hypertension is a chronic medical disorder characterized by persistent elevated blood pressure of greater the 140/90 mmHg. These readings are a...

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Dembo ‘By Force’ Resigns From UDP

The National President of the United Democratic Party, Dembo 'By Force' Bojang, has yesterday parted ways with the party. A terse resignation letter shared with...

Farmers to get D18,000 per ton

The Secco price for a ton of groundnut is D18,000 this season. A press release from the Gambia Food, Processing and Marketing Corporation, the government...

Suu Kyi criticised in court over ‘silence’ on Myanmar rape claims

Aung San Suu Kyi has been told that her silence over allegations of sexual violence and rape carried out against Rohingya people in Myanmar...

CRC urged to omit clause that bars convicts from contesting

By Omar Bah The Constitutional Review Commission has been urged to omit subsection (2) (b) of the draft constitution that bars convicted persons from contesting...

TRRC sends Nogoi, 3 others for overseas treatment

By Mafugi Ceesay The Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission and its partners have arranged overseas treatment for four victims of the Jammeh regime. Abdoukarim Jammeh, Yusupha...