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  • UN Presents Personal Protective Materials and Equipment to the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (MOH&SW) Banjul, The Gambia, 1st September 2015 - The United Nations System in The Gambia has once again extended its support to the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (MOH&SW) in the fight against  the dreadful Ebola Virus Disease (EVD).
  • Breast feeding,” a positive lifelong Impact on health” Banjul, The Gambia, 1st September 2015 - World Breast Feeding Week was observed in The Gambia, from 1st to 7th August 2015. The Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (MOH&SW), through the National Nutrition Agency (NaNA) and in collaboration with WHO, UNICEF and other partners came up with activities to sensitize the public on the importance of breastfeeding.
  • Gambia commemorates World Hepatitis Day 2015 Banjul, The Gambia, 1st September 2015 - On 28 July 2015, the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO), Medical Research Council (MRC) and other partners commemorated World Hepatitis Day under the theme: “Prevent Hepatitis – Act now”.  The theme this year focuses on the prevention of hepatitis B and C that affects hundreds of millions of people worldwide, causing acute and chronic liver disease and killing close to 1.5 million people every…
  • The Gambia observes African Vaccination Week 2015 Banjul, The Gambia, 1st September 2015 - The African Vaccination Week (AVW), which is traditionally observed during the last week of April every year, was officially launched in the Gambia at the Atlantic Hotel in Banjul on Wednesday 28th July 2015. The event, which was a joint effort of the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, the World Health Organization (WHO), United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) and other partners, was launched by the Honourable Minister of Health and Social Welfare,…
  • First Lady launches the HPV vaccine project for the prevention of cervical cancer Her Excellency, the first Lady Madame Zeineb Yahya Jammeh last Friday 14th November 2014, launched the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) for the prevention of cervical cancer.

 
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