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.
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 […]
FOUNDED IN 1992, THIS YEAR MARKS OUR 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF WORKING IN KAMBIA DISTRICT. Here are a few newspaper cuttings reporting the first visit to Sierra Leone that inspired the creation of The Kambia Appeal. Thanks to the Gloucestershire Echo.
Posted by James Dowling in Volunteer Programme on 01 August 2012 Our first volunteers, Dr Kate Wilkinson and Dr Suzanne Howell, arrived safely in Kambia last week. Here they are with Sister Veronica at the Under 5s clinic at the district hospital. If you would like to find out more about becoming a volunteer in […]
New recruits Kate Wilkinson, Natasha Kay, Mary Keniger, Suzanne Howells and Grace Walker Our first in-take of long-term volunteers gathered in London this weekend for a two-day orientation and training workshop. New recruits Kate Wilkinson, Natasha Kay, Mary Keniger, Suzanne Howells and Grace Walker joined our team to prepare for their six-month stay in Kambia. […]