Map of The Gambia showing MRCG main sites and field stations

MRC Unit The Gambia is located across a number of campuses, research sites and clinics.


The MRC Unit The Gambia at LSHTM’s main operational base is in Fajara. It has been in existence for over 75 years and is approximately nine miles down the coast from the capital Banjul. 

Basse and Wali Kunda

The MRCG Basse field station is located in the Upper River Region (URR) in the eastern part of The Gambia about 380km from Banjul. 


Keneba is a rural field station situated in the Kiang West district of The Gambia, about two hours by road from the main MRCG Campus in Fajara.