The children at the primary school where one of the trustees, Alison Grove, works are learning about charities, so she was asked to talk to the classes about NICHE International. The children are aged between 4 and 12 – one composite class is spread across this whole age range – so there were different levels of understanding […]
These neonatal clinicians and 1 doctor now have to teach on two Newborn Care Courses supervised in order to complete their training as instructors. The NICHE International volunteer instructors should be able to complete this whole process in the one 10-day trip. We […]
UK instructors, Jo and Julia, arrived in Zwedru on 2nd November along with local Liberian instructor trainees Kola, Advanced Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (ANNP) with Maternal and Child Health Advocacy International (MCAI), Agnes, Gertrude and Christina, all of whom have been trained as neonatal clinicians (nurses with extended roles) within the MCAI programme. Kola has been […]
Not to be outdone by Gloria knitting babies’ hats in Buckinghamshire, 14 year old Kim has turned her hand to crocheting hats for premature babies in Liberia. Beats getting out of bed to do homework over half term anyway!
We are fortunate that NICHE has friends who support us in various ways. This is Gloria, approaching her 10th decade, and an inveterate knitter! One of WHO’s main recommendations for newborn care is prevention of hypothermia. Newborn babies quickly lose heat through their heads; drying and covering the head with a hat immediately after birth […]