Rowena Neville

Head of Clinical Services, MRC Keneba

Address: MRC Keneba, MRC Unit The Gambia, PO Box 273, Banjul, The Gambia

Tel: + 220 9963991



Rowena completed her medical training in Newcastle, UK, and then went on to do specialty training in General Practice (family medicine). She is passionate about primary care in low resource settings, and on striving for universal access to healthcare. Throughout her 10 year medical training she was involved in a wide variety of international projects, including running mobile cataract screening clinics in rural Ghana, assessing new assessment tools for dementia in Tanzania and working in a primary care centre in a remote region of Belize. In 2013 she studied for a diploma in tropical medicine with LSHTM in Tanzania and Uganda, and then worked for a year in a community hospital in south-west Uganda. After working for a year as a GP in her hometown of Edinburgh, Scotland, she moved to The Gambia in August 2015.

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