Gambia Strives to Become First Sub-Saharan Nation Free of Malaria
The country is aiming to achieve the milestone of having no new malaria cases by 2020, but donor fatigue is a concern with a funding gap of over U.S.$25 million.
Thomson Reuters Foundation, 12 July 2017
"This last mile is the most difficult - we need more support to sustain the gains we have made yet donors often turn their attention elsewhere as cases drop" Read more »
A child under mosquito net to prevent malaria.
Daily Observer, 13 July 2017
The minister of Health and Social Welfare Saffie Lowe Ceesay has stated that The Gambia is poised to become the fourth country to eliminate malaria within its boarder, adding that… Read more »
Daily Observer, 7 July 2017
Through international investment and a strong Gambian-led campaign, The Gambia has seen a significant drop in the prevalence of malaria and of new infections of the disease. With a… Read more »
Gambia: The Rainy Season Is Here
The Point, 28 June 2017
Finally, the Greater Banjul Area and the Kanifing Municipality also have had their first drop of this year's rainy season. After the last heat waves that hit the country the last… Read more »