Bafrow Medical Centre

Providing quality,affordable and accessible health care services.

Bafrow Medical Centre

Mandinaba Model Village

Bafrow's Model Centre in Mandinaba showcases our holistic,comprehensive and human centered approach to sustainable development.

Female Genital Cutting

BAFROW's comprehensive and integrated FGMC prevention program advocates for a restructured rites of passage of girls that excludes cutting

Fistula Prevention and Management

The first Fistula treatment and rehabilitation centre in The Gambia has increased treatment of Fistula patients.

'Dundal Njoboot' High Protein Cereal

Bafrow's campaign on nutritional re-orientation has made significant progress in the reduction of malnutrition in The Gambia. Dundal Njoboot is now a household name in The Gambia

Women's Empowerment

Through functional literacy, communities and women in particular have been empowered with knowledgde and skills that enables them to make their own decisions including protection of their sexual and reproductive rights



Two of the strategies put in place to realize BAFROW's objective to promote good health, including the reproductive health of women, and eradicate all harmful traditional practices that affect women including FGMC, are knowledge enhancement and capacity building, both internally and within the community.

Since its establishment, BAFROW has therefore not only been conducting mass sensitizations but also workshops, conferences, and trainings for behavioral change and effective implementation of its programs. Some of these activities include the following:

  • Annual Conferences for Circumcisers by the Association of Ex-circumcisers

  • Islamic Conferences on FGMC and other Harmful Traditional Practices for Religious Leaders

  • Training Workshops for Circumciser, and Community and Health Workers on Reproductive Health Issues and Harmful Traditional Practices

  • Men's Training Workshops on FGMC

  • Workshop on Gender Based Violence

  • Consultative Workshop on the Attainment of the Millennium Development Goals and Vision 2020

  • Sensitizations on FGMC for Senior Secondary Schools in Banjul
To find out more about these activities and other trainings/workshops, please contact the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Photo Gallery

Visit of IDB President to BAFROW’s fistula Centre EGDC Director to Bafrows Fistula Centrre  First baby of 2016 at BAFROW Clinic

Presentation of gifts to parents of the  first baby

Show of gratitude and appreciation Awareness raising in communities Friends of BAFROW