The Dimbayaa Fertility Project, based at the Africmed Clinic in Brusubi the Gambia, West Africa, is developing a program for infertility care providing counseling, standardized diagnosis and cheaper, more affordable fertility treatments to childless couples.
We currently offer Ovulation induction (OVI) and Intra uterine insemination (IUI) infertility treatments.
We aim to develop educational outreach programs, working with and involving local women’s groups. We are dedicated to providing for accurate information as well as practical help and advise with respect for cultural tradition and beliefs . The main cause…Read more
Because of the wide range of psychological and social implications, counseling, education and guidance is an important part of the process of infertility investigation and treatment. The Dimbayaa team is dedicated to providing for accurate infertility counselling and offers advice and…Read more
Assisted reproductive techniques (ARTs) involve manipulation of sperm and ova or embryos in vitro with the goal of producing a pregnancy. Examples of ART are ovulation induction (OVI), intrauterine insemination (IUI) and in vitro fertilization (IVF). The choice of which treatment…Read more
Unlike the Western world, where infertility is openly discussed and help and information is widely available, in the Gambia the topic very often is taboo. Infertility is not considered to be a medical problem but causes, and therefore also remedies,…Read more
Dimbayaa Fertility Project in The Gambia In West Africa one in three couples are infertile, yet infertility remains a low-priority issue for women’s health organisations working in the region. Being a childless woman in Africa is much more difficult than being…Read more