Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive loss of mental function, characterized by degeneration of brain tissue, including loss of nerve cells and the development of senile plaques and neurofibrillary tangles. Forgetting recent events is an early sign, followed by increasing confusion, impairment of other mental functions, and problems using and understanding language and doing daily tasks. […]

Momodou Njie – Ministry Of Health & Social Welfare Public Health Specialist

In this week’s edition, we bring you the profile of the Public Health (Health Promotion) Specialist at the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Momodou Njie. Educational Qualification Mr.MomoduNjie attended UN African Institute For Economic Development and Planning, Dakar , Senegal from 6-17th August 2018) where he was awarded certificate of Competence N0: 2964CCD/18; Social […]


Headaches are a very common medical problem and a common cause of disability among men and women. Headaches interfere with the ability to work and do daily tasks. Some people have frequent headaches. Other people hardly ever have them. Causes Of Headaches Although headaches can be painful and distressing they are rarely due to serious […]

Project Aid & Riverboat Doctors International Inaugurate New Staff Quarters At Buniadu Health Center

In their bid to enhance the dispensation of health services in the North Bank region, the German NGO project Aid in collaboration with Riverboat Doctors International on Thursday inaugurated a double housing complex for its European and Gambian medical staff at the Buniadu health center in NBR. Speaking on the occasion, the Deputy Regional Senior […]

COPD – Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is persistent obstruction of the airways occurring with emphysema, chronic bronchitis, or both disorders. In the United States, about 12 million people suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It is second only to heart diseases as a cause of disability that forces people to stop working. It is the fourth […]


Dementia is a slow, progressive decline in mental function including memory, thinking, judgment, and the ability to learn. Causes Of Dementia Commonly, dementia occurs as a brain disorder with no other cause (called a primary brain disorder), but it can be caused by many disorders. Most commonly, dementia is Alzheimer’s disease, a primary brain disorder. […]


Asthma is a condition in which the airways narrow – usually reversibly – in response to certain stimuli. Asthma affects more than 100 million people worldwide, and is becoming more common. Although it is one of the most common chronic diseases of childhood, adults can also develop asthma, even at an old age. Asthma affects […]

Ahmadiyya Amir Inaugurates New Pharmacy & Injection Room

The Amir of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat The Gambia recently inaugurated the new main pharmacy and Injection Room within the complex of the Ahmadiyya Hospital in Talinding. The ceremony also witnessed the donation of a new Ambulance and Ultra Sound Machine to the Hospital by Humanity First in Germany. In his inaugural statement marking the […]

Acute Bronchitis

Bronchitis is inflammation of the large airways that branch off the trachea (bronchi) usually caused by infection but sometimes caused by irritation from inhaling gases, smoke, dust particles, or some types of pollution. Symptoms lasting up to 90 days are usually classified as acute bronchitis; symptoms lasting longer, sometimes for months or years, are usually […]