A Visit From Swiss Rotary Club Nyon-a-Côte

A Visit From Swiss Rotary Club Nyon-a-Côte

February began with a Visit from two members of the Swiss Rotary Club Nyon-a-Côte, Sebastien Bottorn who is an orthodontist, and Olivier Bachelard who is a gynecologist/obstetrician. Their trip visiting the Swiss-Sierra Leone Development Foundation was short but effective. We only had a few days to tour the various facilities throughout the hospital with our […]

Meet A Member Of Our Hospital Staff

Meet A Member Of Our Hospital Staff

Meet David Bangura, he has been a nutritionist for over 16 years and first came to Magbenteh Community Hospital in 2005 from a partner organization, Action Control Farm.  David’s occupational functions included community outreach, home visits, nursing care and the monitoring of patient’s progress, and by the end of the program, David was assimilated into […]

Case Of The Week: Cephalopelvic Disproportion

Case Of The Week: Cephalopelvic Disproportion

Sierra Leone is known for its harsh history and, poor living standards, which makes it one of the worst places in the world to be pregnant, and a child. Cephalopelvic Disproportion occurs when a baby’s head or body is too large to fit through the mother’s pelvis. The diagnosis usually takes place while the mother […]

A Visit From Action Swiss Sierra Leone

A Visit From Action Swiss Sierra Leone

In January we received a visit from our sister organization Action Swiss Sierra Leone. The organizations President Christian Skroeder was accompanied with the organization’s accountant Jean Louis and his sister Anne Lise, to see the current conditions and challenges we face here in Makeni, Sierra Leone. While their visit to Magbenteh village was short we […]

Case of the Week: Acute Malaria

Case of the Week: Acute Malaria

Swiss Sierra Leone Development Foundation strongly supports, health and education. The Magbenteh Community Boarding School is a beacon of hope for the young Sierra Leonean generation who attend, while many of these children are faced with tragedies, they show up to school energized and ready to learn. The MBCS Education program caters to less privileged […]

Antepartum Haemorrhage

Antepartum Haemorrhage

Antepartum Haemorrhage is a serious complication of pregnancy that Magbenteh Community Hospital gratefully hasn’t encountered in many cases. This condition occurs within the third trimester and is defined as bleeding in from or into the genital tract. There are two types of antepartum haemorrhage, one is caused by diagnosed medical conditions while the other type […]

Pneumonia in Pediatrics.

Pneumonia in Pediatrics.

Sierra Leone is blessed with two seasons that have the capacity to change the landscape and lives of the people living in this country drastically. The first part of the dry season coincides with the north east trade winds from the desert called the Harmattan winds. These winds blow across the better parts of West […]

Back To School

Back To School

As the 2019 school term begins at the Magbenteh Community Boarding school we are glad to report class six is preparing for their exiting exams in May. They are very excited to take these exams and make history here in Magbenteh, becoming the very first class to take the exams since the opening of the […]

Rice Distribution to Students

Rice Distribution to Students

Every year SSLDF’s sister organization, Action Swiss Sierra Leone (ASSL) distributes one bag of rice to each student enrolled in its school sponsorship program, established in 1988 by Mr. Harald Pfeiffer. The aim of the program is to provide education for the members of the community who are struggling with basic needs. Every student enrolled […]