Important Activities undertaken include:

Year 2009

  • Dinner and dance- June 2009
  • AGM held in September 2009
  • Thanks Giving Service on 18th Oct 2009
  • Another AGM held in November 2009
  • Funraisingdinner and dance in June 2009

    Year 2010
  • Annual Buffet and Dance on 03rd July 2010 with huge success. Click here to see photos.
  • Thanks Giving Service on 24th October 2010
  • TOSHPA Thanks Giving Service on 07th November 2010
  • TOSHPA Adiddas
  • Check photos for 03rd July 2010 Annual Buffet and Dance in London.
  • Hit photos for 2010 Thanks Giving Service in London.

    Year 2011
  • Women's 5K Challenge2011. View photos.
  • TOSHPA donates ECG machine to nurses in Serra Leone- June/ July 2011. Click photos for more.
  • Dynamic and charismatic TOSHPA Chair,



    Elizabeth Conteh, was guest speaker at the jubilee conference of Sierra Leone Nurses and Midwives Associations
  • in Sierra Leone: 12th-15th May 2011.
  • TOSHPA Chair records blood pressure during health-fair project in Sierra Leone on 14th May 2011. Click photo.
  • Annual Thanks Giving Serviceheld in London on 23rd October 2011 was successful.
  • Annual Dinner and Dance in London
    on 02nd July 2011 was also highly successful.
    Hit photos for more details.
  • TOSHPA Launched in Sierra Leone:
    Between 12th and 23rd May 2011, TOSHPA was launched in the five district headquarter towns of Sierra Leone
    and Freetown, the capital city.

The launching ceremonies highlighted the Awareness Campaign against Hypertension and Diabetes.
Click photo for more.

  • TOSHPA participated in Adiddas Women's 5K Challenge2011. Check photos.

Year 2012
- Annual Fundraising Dinner and Dance 2012:
held on Saturday, 7th July 2012, at St. Mary’s Banqueting Hall, 305 Camberwell New Road, London SE5 0TF

- TOSHPA attended the Commonwealth Conferernce in London: 10-11 March 2012.
Delegates were Elizabeth Conteh (Chair) and Hectoria Thomas.

Year 2013
- Hypertension and Diabetes Prevention Health Fair in the Mountain District near Freetown and a review of effectiveness of health education on Hypertension and Diabetes prevention in a town in rural Sierra Leone in 2011 with further screening.

Year 2014
- UK and Sierra Leone Health Partnership working conference in London 15th March 2014.
- May 2014 further teaching in Nursing school
- Donation of an infant weighing scale to a health centre in Charlotte village.
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TOSHPA chair teaches student nurses on her holiday as Diaspora volunteer May 2014


TOSHPA Chair Elizabeth Conteh at Sierra Leone Midwives celebration day on 5th May 2014.
She co-chaired the event with the Deputy President, Matron Roselyn Momoh.

TOSHPA at the October 2014 Imported Malaria Prevention campaign seminar in London.
TOSHPA at the October 2014 Imported Malaria
Prevention campaign seminar in London.

TOSHPA donates ECG machines.
TOSHPA donates ECG machines in Sierra Leone.

World Humanitarian Crisis Consultation Summit in Geneva
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 response 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 JustGiving Web Page
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. The charity has now got the JustGiving page for charitable donations. Please click the JustGiving 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 the report.
Click http://www.commonwealthnurses.org for information about the Commonwealth Nurses Federation.

Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa- Guinea, Sierra Leone etc.
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 information.

"Innovation in Health" Panel Discussion: held on 05th Sept, 2014
at the Sierra Leone High Commission, London. Mrs Nana Fofana-Kajue (TOSHPA Diaspora Officer) was on the panel and spoke on Health 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 (SLUKDERT).
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, 11:00- 15:30.
For more information about the event, click the link: https://slukdert-education-beyond-ebola.eventbrite.co.uk/?ref=estw

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