First World Humanitarian
Crisis Summit in Istanbul, Turkey
TOSHPA Chair, Elizabeth
Conteh, was a participant at the First World Humanitarian Crisis
Summit in Istanbul, Turkey from 23rd -24th May 2016
through the Diaspora Emergency Action & Co-ordination (DEMAC) project. Click
photos for more information.
World Humanitarian Crisis Consultation Summit
TOSHPA Chair, Mrs Elizabeth
Conteh, attends the World Humanitarian Crisis Consultation Summit
in Geneva between
13th and 16th October
2015, with Mr Ade Daramy,
Chair of Sierra Leone United Kingdom Diaspora Ebola Response
Taskforce. Nomination was made by AFFORD following TOSHPA'S Diaspora
in London during the Ebola Crisis in Sierra Leone. Click here
to view photos.
Non-communicable Diseases Awareness Workshop in London
TOSHPA addressed Non-communicable Diseases at a workshop in London
on 24th October 2015, to raise awareness of the increase in the
incidence rate contributing to high mortality rate in Sierra Leone.
Diseases included High blood pressure, Diabetes, Mental health
illness, Lupus, Sickle cell disease and Inappropriate use of medications
and outcome of Research on Diasporas response to Ebola outbreak.
Click photos for more info.
TOSHPA's post Ebola Crisis project is the installation of hand washing
facilities in Sierra Leone to implement effective Infection Prevention
and Control to save lives, starting with Bo Government Hospital.
has now got the JustGiving page for charitable donations. Please click
link to go to the web page.
Also in 2015, TOSHPA donated socks to girls at three
orphanages in Freetown, Grafton, Joe Town and SOS. For more information,
please click activities.
Sierra Leone Health Care Workers abroad.
Here is a report of the Sierra Leone Health Care Workers' Mapping
in UK, Canada and USA (just click this link to download
the report). Please take sure you read the Executive Summary of
Click http://www.commonwealthnurses.org for information about the Commonwealth Nurses Federation.
Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa- Guinea, Sierra Leone
Public Health England (PHE) has worked in collaboration with TOSHPA
UK to produce fact sheet, mainly to educate the Diaspora about
their responsibilities in preventing disease and the importation
of disease into the UK. Please click Ebola
fact sheet for more
"Innovation in Health" Panel Discussion: held on 05th
at the Sierra Leone High Commission, London. Mrs Nana Fofana-Kajue
(TOSHPA Diaspora Officer) was on the panel and spoke on
and Infrastructure. Click Innovation in Health to view photo, hit www.ukslhp.org to go to the wesite for more details.
TOSHPA is a member of the Sierra Leone UK Diaspora Ebola Response
If you are interested in teaching or know a school/ college/ university
teacher/ lecturer please inform them about the education event.
Education Beyond Ebola, took place on Saturday 7th March 2015,
For more information about the event, click the link: https://slukdert-education-beyond-ebola.eventbrite.co.uk/?ref=estw