Lamin Fofanah – Nurse Anaesthetist trainee, Sierra Leone
Lamin, pictured here on the right with Dr Mohamed Kargbo completed a 2-year BSc in anaesthetics and qualified as a nurse anaesthetist. Lamin is currently based at Holy Spirit Hospital (HSH) in Makeni.
Fatmata Jalloh – SRN, Sierra Leone
Fatmata graduated as an SRN (state registered nurse) in 2018. She has also completed her peri-operative nursing training. She currently practises at Holy Spirit Hospital in Makeni, SL.
Foday Koroma – SRN, Sierra Leone
Foday qualified as an SRN in 2018 after which he specialized in burns care. He is currently based at HSH in Makeni.
Isata Sesay – SRN, Sierra Leone
Isata graduated as an SRN in 2018 and is currently based at HSH in Makeni.
Ibrahim Sankoh – Nurse trainee, Sierra Leone
Ibrahim started a 4-year BSc at Njala University, Bo, Sierra Leone in 2017. He is currently completing post degree placements.
Balansama Janneh – Physiotherapy trainee, Sierra Leone
Bala completed his physiotherapy training in 2021, and has since returned to work at Holy Spirit Hospital in Makeni, SL.
Dr Mohamed Kargbo – Trainee Anaesthetist, Sierra Leone (currently in Ghana)
Dr Mohamed Kargbo is studying to be a consultant anaesthetist in Accra, Ghana. He became a member of WACS in October 2020 and begins his 2 year fellowship. In 2022 he will undertake a 6-month clinical placement in pain management before returning to Sierra Leone as the most highly qualified Anaesthetist in the country. He is completing a Fellowship of West African College of Surgeons in Ghana.
Dr Abdulai Jalloh – Trainee reconstructive surgeon, Sierra Leone
At the end of 2020 Dr Jalloh and Dr Wongo passed their final exams and qualified as Sierra Leone’s first ever reconstructive surgeons. Dr Jalloh is currently working at Connaught hospital in Freetown, establishing and developing the country’s reconstructive surgery and burns service. At the beginning of 2021 he and his team carried out Connaught’s first reconstructive surgery case.
Dr Eric Wongo – Trainee reconstructive surgeon, Sierra Leone
Dr Eric Wongo was the first Sierra Leonean reconstructive surgeon trainee to be supported by Resurge Africa and in October 2018 passed his final exams to join his colleague Dr Jalloh in becoming the country’s first ever reconstructive surgeons. He has since returned to Sierra Leone and is working at Connaught Hospital.
Mr Kwame Darko – Reconstructive Plastic Surgeon – Ghana
Mr Darko is a reconstructive surgeon at Korle bu teaching hospital in Accra, Ghana. In 2019 he started a fellowship in reconstructive breast surgery at Canniesburn Unit in Glasgow.
Mr Edem Anyigba – Reconstructive Plastic Surgeon (Ghana)