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The death of 69 Gambian children from Indian-made cough syrups sparks public outrage
Many of the children who took the syrup later developed Acute Kidney Injuries (AKI), resulting in the deaths of nearly 70 children.
The Gambia's former spy chief sentenced to death for murder of political activist
Ebrima Solo Sandeng, an opposition youth leader, was arrested in 2015 after calling for political reforms. Sandeng was tortured to death while in custody.
The Gambia launches digital immunization registry
This novel intervention employed a novel hybrid paper-digital solution that collects, shares, stores and distributes data for the Expanded Programme for Immunisation (EPI) using Smart Paper Technology.
Illegal timber trade persists in The Gambia's Upper River Region
A large number of trees were illicitly felled in Kundam, a village in Tumana District in the Upper River Region, by 'unknown culprits' allegedly working with forestry officials, who denied the claim.