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Sponsor volunteer doctor Eli Young and friends running the Madrid Marathon on 22 April

Sponsor volunteer doctor Eli Young and friends running the Madrid Marathon on 22 April

Posted by James Dowling in Volunteer Programme on 12 April 2012

Inspired by her time volunteering in Kambia last year, Eli is raising funds for the ongoing development of a village health centre. Built entirely using local resources and by local people working voluntarily, the health centre of Mile 14 village now needs a clean water supply.

Latest Needs Assessment Visit to Kambia - January 2012

Posted by James Dowling in General on 07 February 2012

In January, members of the Kambia Appeal visited Sierra Leone to undertake a comprehensive needs assessment to plan our activity in Kambia for the next three years. James Dowling, Richard Kerr-Wilson and Shona Lockyer were joined by Terry Smith (Kambia Appeal Treasurer), Jenny Hill (Gloucestershire NHS Project Manager), Adrienne Quintana and Peter Clark (Public Health Experts) for seven days of discussions and workshops with our partners, the Kambia District Management Health Team.

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.

Crash Course in Tropical Medicine

Posted by James Dowling in General on 01 January 2012

The Kambia Appeal will be running a 3-day crash course in tropical medicine at Cheltenham General from Wednesday 21 March 2012 for doctors, senior midwives and nurses who are considering working in a developing country.

The Kambia Appeal is now a member of BOND

The Kambia Appeal is now a member of BOND

Posted by James Dowling in General on 30 September 2011

The Kambia Appeal has now qualified to become a member of BOND, the UK membership body for non-governmental organisations (NGOs) working in international development.

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

UK Charity number: 1014034

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