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 is currently undertaking a degree in peri-operative nursing in Accra, Ghana. She will return to Sierra Leone in 2021.
Foday Koroma – SRN, Sierra Leone
Foday qualified as an SRN in 2018 and 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 due to finish in 2021
Balansama Janneh – Physiotherapy trainee, Sierra Leone (currently in India)
Bala is currently undertaking a 4-year physiotherapy degree in Chennai, India. He will return to Sierra Leone in 2022.
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.
Dr Abdulai Jalloh – Trainee reconstructive surgeon, Sierra Leone (currently in Ghana)
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 (currently in Ghana)
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 is due to return to Sierra Leone in April 2021.
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)
Mr Edem Anyigba, Reconstructive plastic surgeon, Korle Bu Teaching hospital, Accra, Ghana
Mr Levi Ankrah – Reconstructive Plastic Surgeon, Ghana
Mr Levi Ankrah, Reconstructive plastic surgeon