Gambia


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Gambia,

country in West Africa, bordering North Atlantic Ocean and Senegal.
Gambian sleeping sickness - caused by parasite Trypanosoma brucei and transmitted through bite of an infected tsetse fly. Synonym(s): trypanosomiasis
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The project was set up by Peter Evans from Hamstead Hall School in Handsworth Wood, who has worked for many years to raise money to build the nursery school in Gambia.
HelpMeSee brings two of its key technologies to its partnership in The Gambia, including the HelpMeSee Reach App for population-based patient services, including screening and follow up, and a pre-sterilized surgical kit for Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgery.
The Sierra Leonean envoy also thanked Gambia for its donation to help fight Ebola in his country.
In 1888, The Gambia became a separate colonial entity.
A second Trust center for equine welfare is planned to be built in 2014, to provide an opportunity to work closely with both The Gambia College and Gambia University, offering training to young professionals and expanding veterinary services and educational programs.
The Gambia is eligible for preferential trade benefits under the African Growth and Opportunity Act.
Freedom of the press is strictly limited in Gambia, and political opponents are persecuted.
Ikupolati, originally from Nigeria, explained that The Gambia was one of the first English-speaking countries to be home to a Takaful company.
Iran says the arms were headed to Gambia under a contract with the Gambian military.
MUSTAPHA Carayol is wanted by the Gambia to boost their future World Cup hopes.
West African airline, Gambia Bird, is offering its services for the first time from London Gatwick Airport in the UK.