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First LPIP training visit

First LPIP training visit

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).  Read more here.

Kambia/GHNHSFT Recruitment Event

Kambia/GHNHSFT Recruitment Event

Posted by James Dowling in Gloucestershire Link on 10 January 2013

Health Partnership Scheme Grant Winners Are Announced - And The Kambia Appeal Is One Of Them!

Health Partnership Scheme Grant Winners Are Announced - And The Kambia Appeal Is One Of Them!

Posted by James Dowling in Gloucestershire Link on 15 May 2012

We’ve been selected to received a major grant to promote long-term volunteering in Kambia.

Fourth IHLFS training visit to Kambia

Fourth IHLFS training visit to Kambia

Posted by James Dowling in Gloucestershire Link on 11 January 2012

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 district hospital in Kambia.

Maternal Health Training Visit to Kambia, May 2011

Maternal Health Training Visit to Kambia, May 2011

Posted by James Dowling in Gloucestershire Link on 06 June 2011

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 for 29 Maternal and Child Health Aides (MCHAs) and 28 Voluntary Nursing Aides (VNAs).

The Kambia Appeal 62 Oxmoor, Abbeydale, Gloucester GL4 5XW

UK Charity number: 1014034

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