Health & Education


The Center for Policy, Research and Strategic Studies (CepRass) is dedicated to advancing knowledge and fostering holistic development in The Gambia. With a keen focus on health and education, two vital pillars of societal well-being, CepRass engages in cutting-edge research to empower these sectors and contribute to the overall prosperity of our nation.

Research Areas:

  1. Education: CepRass is committed to enhancing the educational landscape in The Gambia. Our research delves into various aspects of education, including curriculum development, teaching methodologies, and educational infrastructure. By conducting comprehensive studies, we aim to provide insights that empower educators, policymakers, and stakeholders to create a nurturing and effective learning environment.
  2. Health: The well-being of our citizens is of paramount importance. CepRass conducts research in the health sector to address critical issues such as healthcare accessibility, disease prevention, and healthcare system efficiency. Our goal is to contribute data-driven recommendations that support the improvement of healthcare services, ensuring a healthier and more resilient society.
  3. Education and Health Synergy: Recognizing the interconnectedness of education and health, CepRass explores the impact of education on health outcomes and vice versa. Our interdisciplinary approach aims to highlight the symbiotic relationship between these two sectors, emphasizing how an educated populace contributes to better health, and vice versa.
  4. Technology in Education and Healthcare: In an era of rapid technological advancement, CepRass investigates the role of technology in transforming education and healthcare. From e-learning initiatives to telemedicine, our research provides insights into leveraging technology to bridge gaps, enhance accessibility, and improve the overall quality of education and healthcare services.
  5. Community Engagement and Stakeholder Collaboration: CepRass emphasizes the importance of community engagement and stakeholder collaboration in both the education and health sectors. Our research explores effective strategies for community involvement in school programs, health promotion, and policy development. We advocate for collaborative efforts to address challenges and enhance the impact of interventions.
  6. Public-Private Partnerships: CepRass actively explores the potential of public-private partnerships in advancing education and health initiatives. By studying successful models and identifying best practices, we aim to facilitate collaboration between governmental bodies, private enterprises, and non-profit organizations to amplify the positive impact on education and healthcare outcomes.

CepRass envisions a future where education and health are not only cornerstones of individual prosperity but also key drivers of national development. Through our dedicated research initiatives, we strive to empower educators, healthcare professionals, policymakers, and communities to create a resilient, knowledgeable, and healthy society in The Gambia. Join us in our journey towards a brighter and more prosperous future for all.