Gambian scientific researcher to establish Medicinal Plants Clinic

Friday, August 29, 2008
After being away for 24 years studying medical plants and their pharmaceutical use at Cheikh Anta Diop University in Dakar, Senegal, Abdoul Kadry Jeylane Trawally, a Gambian scientific researcher is back home to establish a Medicinal Plants Clinic.

 Specialising in chronic skin infection (Kulli), stomach ulcer and asthma, Mr  Trawally has dedicated a lot of time at the Botanical Garden of the Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy of Senegalese University.

The researcher, who hails from Sankulay Kunda in the Central River Region, told the Daily Observer that it was during his research that he was able to work on the taxonomy of plants and study their therapeutic effects. According to him, he is now capable of preparing various drugs and fabricating syrups, etc.

Author: by Assan Sallah