DESCRIPTION:The main causes for in-patient admission are malaria, sepsis, respiratory infections, malnutrition, anaemia and obstetric and gynaecological problems. We are also seeing increasing numbers of patients with HIV/AIDS.
Royal Victoria Teaching Hospital
DESCRIPTION:RVTH is in The Gambia’s capital, Banjul. It has recently become a Teaching Hospital, so it has just begun to train its own medical students. It has 540 beds in the hospital, and also provides Primary Healthcare for Central Banjul through its Polyclinic.
Salaji Psychiatric Hospital
DESCRIPTION:As part of activities marking The Gambia’s 43rd Independence anniversary, Dr Aja Isatou Njie-Saidy, the vice-president and secretary of state for Women Affairs, on behalf of President Alhaji Dr Yahya Jammeh, on Tuesday laid the foundation stone of a new psychiatric hospital at Salaji Village, Wester Region.
DESCRIPTION:Mr. Harmadi Wann, a renowned herbal doctor living in Nema Nasiru, is currently offering intensive treatments to people for a variety of conditions. These include cholera, impotence and body weakness among others.