THE ORGANISATION OF SIERRA LEONEAN HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS ABROAD.

WORKING FOR HEALTHIER COMMUNITIES 

Who are we?

Toshpa is a professional and non-political think tank healthcare organisation of all Sierra Leonean professionals abroad, committed to providing health care relief services and creating ideas and policy debate which will shape the future of healthcare policy, practices and regulations in the country for a healthier Sierra Leone

Miss Erica Deen represented TOSHPA at the AEMRN conference in Geneva in December 2019

Our Impacts

2017

Following the mudslide disaster in Freetown,
TOSHPA sent a team of nurses who provided psychological support to victims of that disaster especially women and children. Amongst the team TOSHPA sent out were a qualified mental health nurse, a Registered General Nurses and a Psychotherapist who also provided relevant training
and upskilling of their colleagues at the Kissi Mental Health facility, Connaught Hospital, and PCMH in Freetown.

2018

TOSHPA undertook a health promotion campaign to
Sierra Leone to educate the general population on diabetes, hypertension and teenage pregnancy in Freetown, Bo and Kailahun; including blood pressure and diabetes testing and information giving sessions held at the houses of parliament which was well attended and appreciated by the parliamentarians and other workers.

2019

Following the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic,
TOSHPA provided a large supply of relevant personal
protective equipment (PPEs) including Veronica buckets, soap, gloves, and aprons to the healthcare workers in Congo Town, Kroo Bay, Marbella, and Susan’s Bay communities in Freetown to support the infection prevention and control initiative of the government.

2020

In February 2020, TOSHPA adopted Ward No. 2 (a 22-
bedded male ward) at the Bo Government Hospital with the aim of upgrading the ward environment, supply of much needed clinical equipment, medical supplies and training staff on current nursing practice to care for the patients that will be admitted to the ward. We transformed the ward from a  derelict/abandoned state into a modern ward which currently is the best ward at that institution serving the community well. Though the adoption period was for one year, our organization has worked well with the hospital management team and it is our hope that when we hand the ward over to the hospital, the good work we have started will be sustained for the continued benefit of the people of Bo and its environments. TOSHPA also made a substantial donation of medical supplies sourced from trusted suppliers in the UK to hospitals in Freetown and Bo through government officials.

2021

TOSHPA is now in discussion with the Connaught
Hospital in Freetown to adopt Ward 6 which is a 28-bedded internal medicine ward. This adoption will be on similar lines as Ward 2 at the Bo Government Hospital which ended successfully in May 2021 with the handing over of new capacity 22 bedded ward for better care to patients.

Toshpa offers Support for health service delivery in Bo city, Sierra Leone. donating over twenty hospital beds and other relevant medical pieces of equipment from overseas, and complete rehabilitation of the male ward. 

Education

Teenage Pregnancy Education 

Toshpa engages in raising awareness in schools and communities on teenage pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections. Our health workers reach out to school administrations to facilitate learning of these topics from nurses and practitioners, allowing these children to ask questions which broadens their mind and also we encourage them to pass on the knowledge to their siblings and other friends who are not in school. 

We catch them young 

Teenage Pregnancy Education 

Toshpa engages in raising awareness in schools and communities on teenage pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections. Our health workers reach out to school administrations to facilitate learning of these topics from nurses and practitioners, allowing these children to ask questions which broadens their mind and also we encourage them to pass on the knowledge to their siblings and other friends who are not in school. 

We catch them young 

Teenage Pregnancy Education

Health education in a local language

How you can help?

PARTNER WITH US

Toshpa as an organization with professional health practitioners abroad is determined to provide quality health care services to rural communities in Sierra Leone and therefore  extend a welcoming hand for partnership with government, non-government organizations, businesses, and even philanthropists who understand the value of caring for the needy and the benefits of an accessible and quality health care facilities to communities. 

We are more than delighted to put in the work and dedication to this goal and jointly collaborate with partners towards a common goal. 

MAKE A DONATION TODAY AND HELP SAVE LIVES

We are on a mission to restore hope to humanity by providing free and accessible health care in our communities that are deprived of proper health facilities. Create a difference with your aid and restore health to our communities. Support our medical practitioners to reach remote areas and care for the sick and less privileged.  

Health is Wealth therefore helps us create wealth for our people, a healthy community would mean happy people. Make a donation today and become a hero to humanity. 

 

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THE ORGANISATION OF SIERRA LEONEAN HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS ABROAD.
Charity registered in England & Wales. Reg No: 1130854. 

Motto: “Working for healthier communities.”

THE ORGANISATION OF SIERRA LEONEAN HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS ABROAD.
Charity registered in England & Wales. Reg No: 1130854. 

Motto: “Working for healthier communities.”

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