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Strengthening the healthcare system in Sierra Leone, providing quality medical care to Magbenteh village, Makeni, Masanga and Lungi.
With a Boarding School and School Sponsorship programme, children are given the opportunity to learn, grow and improve their lives for the better.
Working at grass-root level to provide long and short term relief for the Makeni polio village and leprosy camp.
The Maternity Ward at Magbenteh Community Hospital has a renowned reputation within the Northern District of Sierra Leone as a result of its continuous antenatal care. Having worked as a midwife for the past 7 years, Zainab helps to deliver an average of 130 babies per month.
Since 2009, Michaella has worked with the Swiss-Sierra Leone Development Foundation to coordinate the School Sponsorship Programme. As a qualified teacher she also works alongside our new partner, EducAid, at the Magbenteh Community Boarding School.
The laboratory at Magbenteh Community Hospital carries out approximately 4000 tests per month. Ben is currently working in collaboration with the University of Cambridge in the UK to provide staff training workshops and desperately needed equipment.
The Magbenteh Community Hospital Pharmacy procures its drugs from a range of suppliers within the country. Unisa works closely with our Out-Patient Departments & In-Patient Wards to ensure medication is administered by patients properly to warrant a speedy recovery.
As one of the four Community Health Officers at the hospital, Kadiatu functions as a physician’s assistant under the supervision of the Medical Director in the Out-Patient Department. Our CHO's are trained at medical school but do not hold a medical degree.
With a capacity of 100 beds and 150 staff, Abdul Karim oversees the smooth functioning of Magbenteh Community Hospital. He leads a daily 8am handover session with all medical staff for updates on surgeries, patient conditions and discharges, to ensure complete quality of care.