Posted by James Dowling in Gloucestershire Link on 15 September 2013 The inaugural LPIP teaching trip to Kambia took place In July 2013. Five volunteers from Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust spent 8 days in Sierra Leone delivering 5 days of training to Maternal and Child Health Aides (MCHAs).
Posted by James Dowling in Gloucestershire Link on 10 January 2013 WOULD YOU LIKE TO VOLUNTEER IN KAMBIA? The Kambia Appeal and Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust are recruiting volunteers to deliver a new programme of maternal and child health training for Kambia staff in 2013 and 2014. If you are a midwife, paediatric nurse […]
We’ve been selected to received a major grant to promote long-term volunteering in Kambia. The Health Partnership Scheme (HPS) is a UK DfID initiative with The Tropical Health and Education Trust (THET) to build the long-term capacity of healthcare institutions overseas to deliver a better service to the communities they serve. We are one of four organisations in the UK […]
In November 2011, David Holmes led the fourth IHLSF visit as part of our three-year training programme to improve maternal and child health in Kambia District. Over six days, David and his Gloucestershire team ran training courses in obstetric emergencies, adult and neonatal resuscitation, general midwifery and nursing care for 84 health workers at the […]
The third training visit to Sierra Leone as part of the Kambia/Gloucestershire International Health Link Funding Scheme (IHLFS) took place last month, May 2011. Maud Hardy, midwife from Leeds, and Sonia Maisey, Intensive Care Nurse from Cheltenham, ran courses at the Kambia Hospital in obstetrics, adult and neonatal resuscitation and basic nursing skills over five days […]
Posted by James Dowling in Gloucestershire Link on 27 October 2010 In September 2010 ten members of Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust visited Kambia to provide training for Community Health Officers, Maternal and Child Health Aides and voluntary nursing aides. This was the second visit as part of the International Health Link Funding Scheme (IHLFS) […]
Posted by James Dowling in Gloucestershire Link on 23 March 2010 We are delighted that two of our recent applications for maternal health project funding have been successful. MATERNAL HEALTH TRAINING PROGRAMME £120,000 over three years has been awarded to The Kambia Appeal from the International Health Link Funding Scheme run jointly by The British Council […]