Developing ultra sound outreach clinics in Kibosho and Machame, Tanzania

The ultra sound services for pregnant women attending these hospitals were limited in terms of medical expertise and equipment. To address this issue, a link was created between Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, UK and Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre (KCMC), Tanzania. It has provided basic skills training for a team of doctors and midwives in ultra sound scanning.

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The Impact of training in Ghana

The Impact of training in Ghana

Delivery of the SAFE Obstetric Anaesthetic Course (AAGBI©) to the upper regions of Ghana. By Dr. Malvena Stuart Taylor, Consultant Anaesthetist, UK.

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Improving the health service in the Northern Regions of Ghana

A link between the Ghana Health Service (GHS) and Southampton Teaching Hospital NHS Trust has ensured training (CPD – Continuous Professional Development) sessions to train and retain health officers in the Northern Regions. Health professionals directly benefitted from the training and have translated skills into positive outcomes. An improvement in the health status in the Upper East region especially with the vulnerable women and children has been noted.

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Kambia Appeal project - Sierra Leone

Kambia Government Hospital, Sierra Leone linked with Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust UK to improve maternal and neonatal health, and reduce mortality and morbidity rates within 3 years in the Kambia District of Sierra Leone.

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‘Beyond success’

A link that seeks to develop an integrated emergency response service in the Mbale region has been created between Cwm Taf Local Health Board, Wales and Mbale District Health Office, Uganda.

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Mulago and Liverpool making a difference

The link between Mulago Hospital, Uganda and Liverpool Women’s Hospital in the UK, has enabled obstetric staff from Uganda to initiate plans to develop a High Dependency Unit (HDU) to respond to the needs of the most critical mothers.

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