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Sierra Leone Diaspora Medical Mission

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Join the SLD Medical Mission to Sierra Leone

Strengthening Sierra Leonean National Health Care Capacity through Diaspora-Led Engagement

SLDMM - November 1 - November 14

BO, PUJEHUN, MILE 91, FREETOWN

To volunteer for the medical mission to Sierra Leone, email diasporamedicalmission@gmail.com

The following specialties are needed:

General Practitioners/Family Medicine Practitioners, Pediatricians, RNs, Dentists, Pharmacists, Ophthalmologists, Cardiologists, OB/GYNs, Surgeons, medical, dental and pharmacy students.

Please GO HERE TO DONATE to support this mission.

Project Activities and Partners

During the mission, the following activities are planned:

  • Primary healthcare services, including preventive and diagnostic screenings and treatment
  • Vital health screening and care
  • Pediatric consultations
  • Provision of medicines and medical supplies (as per host country’s Ministry of Health approved list of essential medicines) to the population based on diagnosed needs
  • Surgery
  • Training to local health personnel, paramedical and medicals students on primary health care, medical supply chain management, surgical and emergency health care
  • Outreach and education on:
  • Prostate, cervical, and breast cancer screening and early detection
  • Hygiene promotion
  • Proper nutrition and diabetes

Partners

  • Ministry of Health and Sanitation (MOHS), Sierra Leone
  • Bo Government Hospital
  • Mercy Hospital
  • Praise Foundation
  • District Health Management Teams (DHMTs), Sierra Leone
  • Njala University
  • Community and chiefdom leaders

Objectives & Expected Outcomes

Objectives

To strengthen the Sierra Leonean health care system through the deployment of experienced health care workers to train while providing hands on medical and surgical support in Sierra Leone

Expected Outcomes

  • Assess gaps in skills of health professionals at district-level health facilities.
  • Increase number and capacity of skilled health care workers in Bo District
  • Enhance health care workers’ technical knowledge through delivery of in-service training at Bo Government Hospital and Njala University.

Beneficiaries

  • Approx. 120 of local health workers and final year medical students benefiting from free in-service training package
  • Approx. 1,500 people benefiting from free triage and curative care at the primary and secondary health care level
  • Approximately 180 free surgeries to be conducted

Visit the 2016 SLDMM Page

http://patchafoundation.org/?p=5818/

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