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Saving mums and babies’ lives with the Infection, Prevention & Control Programme.

Eliana Sambou, Nurse Midwife and IPC Focal Person at Serrekunda Health Center in The Gambia, explains that there’s a tangible difference for their mothers and babies since Horizons Trust Gambia implemented the Infection, Prevention & Control (IPC) project in the clinic in 2016: “Before we started this IPC program in the Serrekunda [Health Center] … […]

“This is going to help the hospital in ways that we will not even imagine”: Safer Delivery project update

Fatmata S Tambi, Senior Nursing Officer at Kanifing General Hospital (KGH) in The Gambia, has been leading the implementation of the training programme provided through the Safer Delivery project. In collaboration with Baylor College of Medicine in Texas and Horizons Trust Gambia, 100 health workers at Kanifing General Hospital have received training in global best […]

Horizons Clinic Gambia Limited secures US$16.8 million financing from Afreximbank

Horizons Clinic Gambia Limited (HCGL) has successfully executed a bespoke US$16.8 million Construction and Medical Tourism Relay Facility Agreement with African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank). Afreximbank’s extensive structuring and technical experience was brought to bear in the successful closure of the agreement, notwithstanding a very challenging financing environment for medium sized healthcare facilities and the Gambian […]

Horizons Trust Gambia delivers life-saving training for mothers and babies

The Safer Delivery Project is a partnership between Horizons Trust Gambia, Kanifing General Hospital (KGH) and Baylor College of Medicine in Texas. This project aims to improve the quality of care for mothers and babies in The Gambia through continuous clinical training. The ultimate aim – to reduce maternal and neonatal mortality rates in the country. […]

New trustee for Horizons Trust Gambia

Horizons Trust Gambia (HTG) is delighted to announce the addition of Dr. Maimuna Mendy to its Board of Trustees. Dr. Mendy, a virologist who completed her higher degree studies (Ph.D) in Virology at the University of London in 1994, brings over 30 years’ experience on hepatitis research working at the Medical Research Council laboratories, Fajara, […]

Baylor & HTG safer delivery project update

Working closely with the Ministry of Health, Horizons Trust Gambia (HTG) and Baylor will provide a mobile and compact, yet expandable, shipping container-based stand-alone surgical facility (Smart POD) for caesarean deliveries in remote locations while the Baylor team will provide ongoing training through telemedicine and augmented reality. HTG has just completed the needs assessment, having […]

Replacement gloves extremely handy

Horizons Trust Gambia (HTG) delivered 10,000 pairs of disposable gloves to Gambia’s Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital (EFSTH). The hospital wrote to HTG requesting support as they had run out of existing supplies and with no timescale as to when they would be receiving their next consignment. HTG were only too happy to assist and […]

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