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Posted by DENISE CURRY AND PHILIP HUON | Sep 2021
The Bo Children’s Hospital express their sincere gratitude to the boys at Scotch College who raised $53,056.00 in their recent 24 Hour Hike. The 24 Hour Hike has been an annual event of Scotch College since 1965. The purpose of the hike is to raise money for charity. Read more.
Posted by Denise Curry and Philip Huon | Jan 2017
The Bo Children’s Hospital (BCH) in Bo, Sierra Leone is the dream of Dr Nuli Lemoh, a Sydney Paediatrician born in Bo and who qualified as an international student in Sydney and the UK. Dr Lemoh practiced in Sierra Leone but moved to Sydney as a consequence of the civil war. Nuli wanted to support his home town of Bo as there was no specialist children’s hospital there. The only children’s hospital is in Freetown the capital, 300km (4 hours) away. We went for a visit - here's our story...
Posted by Message from Nuli | Jun 2014
In 2005 158 out of 1000 babies died before their first birthday and 276 died before they reached the age of 5 in Sierra Leone. This compared with only 5 per thousand in Australia for infants less than one year. In 2018 the infant mortality rate had dropped to 117 per 1000 and under 5s to 80 per thousand. This is a big improvement and the Bo Children’s Hospital is playing an important role.
Posted by Ajaratu “AJ” Thomas | Jan 2014
My visit to Bo Children's Hospital "BCH" was a highlight for me, not only witnessing firsthand the smiles of recuperating children and their parents but the impact of the staff's contagious enthusiasm on the rest of the community.
Posted by Webmaster | Oct 2013
The third container of donated goods arrived at the Hospital in October, having left Sydney on 12 June.