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    The Kambia Appeal aims to improve maternal and child health in the Kambia District of Sierra Leone in line with UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
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    We work in partnership with the Sierra Leone Ministry of Health and Sanitation to help realise the aims of The National Health Sector Strategic Plan in Kambia District.
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    Our agenda is set by our local partners, the Kambia District Council and the Kambia District Health Management Team, and follows the priorities of the Kambia District Development Plan.
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    Together with our local partners, we aim to enable women and children in Kambia to achieve their human right to access good quality healthcare.

The Kambia Appeal is a UK-based NGO that works to improve maternal and child health in the Kambia District in Sierra Leone

We do this by:

  • Collaborating with the Government of Sierra Leone, the DHMT and other NGOs to reduce maternal and child mortality in Sierra Leone
  • Empowering, training and developing local healthcare workers to deliver high quality healthcare in the Kambia District of Sierra Leone
  • Contributing to the personal and professional development of UK health workers
  • Recognising, growing and nurturing future healthcare workers to help them achieve their full potential in the field of health and wellbeing
  • Jointly developing and sharing knowledge and skills in health and wellbeing 

2019 saw the conclusion of a groundbreaking two and half year programme that we have been running in Kambia District to provide supportive supervision to Maternal and Child Health Assistants (MCHAs) enabled by two consecutive grants from the African Grant Programme managed by the Tropical Health and Education Trust (THET) and funded by Johnson & Johnson. Click here for more information.

Our Scholarship programme continues and we have started a programme to refurbish Kambia Hospital’s Peripheral Health Centres (PHUs). Also we recently supplied 200 delivery kits to the Health Centres which will help staff perform their roles adequately. For more information look at the Projects and News sections of the website, and view our recent postings.

Kambia Appeal: The recent hand-over of 200 delivery kits at Kambia Hospital


Become a Kambia Appeal supporter

Making a regular or one-off donation gives Kambia the foundation for a brighter, healthier future. It helps us to plan our projects more effectively and ensure that they are sustainable. Your support will enabled us to commit to long-term health projects that benefit and strengthen the whole community in Kambia

Find out more about the Kambia Appeal  

Watch a film about previous projects led by Kambia Appeal health volunteers: 

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All website images © James Dowling 2019