CLINICAL PRACTICE COURSE FOR RESOURCE POOR ENVIRONMENTS (3 days) Wednesday 18th – Friday 20th July 2018 Sandford Education Centre, Cheltenham General Hospital, Keynsham Road, Cheltenham, Glos GL53 7PX This intensive course is for doctors, nurses, midwives and medical professionals who are considering work overseas in a developing country We aim to cover the following topics […]
The Guardian has recently published an article hearing from the hundreds of volunteers who were in Kambia and Sierra Leone during the Ebola crisis. The Guardian wrote: “During the Ebola crisis in Sierra Leone, hundreds of people – teachers, builders, taxi drivers – volunteered to support not only those who contracted the virus but also their […]
Posted by Katie in General on 15 March 2016 Dr Christopher Leddy is running the Belfast Marathon on May 2nd 2016 to raise funds for the Kambia Appeal, but he isn’t doing it alone! Hear more from Christopher below about his teams effort to raise money for Kambia, and how you can donate: “The Kerr-Leddy contingent […]
Posted by Katie Parker in General on 19 November 2015 Monday 8th – Wednesday 10th February 2016 Sandford Education Centre, Cheltenham General Hospital, Keynsham Road, Cheltenham, Glos GL53 7PX This intensive course is for: doctors or senior nurses/midwives who are considering work overseas in a developing country. We aim to cover all of the following […]
We’re launching a campaign to raise money to help efforts in Kambia to tackle Ebola. Due to the devastating outbreak of Ebola in West Africa, we have had to withdraw our long-term volunteers and suspend our programme of week-long training programmes in Sierra Leone for the foreseeable future. In our absence, the Kambia District Medical […]
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).
At the beginning of 2013, we were awarded a research grant by Comic Relief to run a pilot programme to train 60 new Community Health Workers in the Mambolo Chiefdom of Kambia District to improve access to healthcare for women and children. Read more about this new project here.