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,...

HTG clamps delivered to a grateful Brikama Maternity Unit

Horizons Trust Gambia (HTG) has delivered 500 cord clamps to the maternity unit at Gambia’s Brikama District Hospital after learning that they were completely out of stock and resorting to the use of thread instead on the babies, significantly increasing the risk of infection. The unit had encountered some logistical and procurement challenges, so...

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...

Thank you Brussels Airline

Horizons Trust Gambia (HTG) is eternally grateful and appreciative of the support given by long term friend of Horizons, Brussels Airlines. Belgium’s flag carrier and largest airline regularly donates blankets, baby clothes and toys and so on for the Serekunda Health Centre that is supported by HTG and these contributions are proving invaluable to...

Safer delivery project update

While the current pandemic has understandably resulted in delays in construction of the Horizons hospital complex in the Gambia, the Horizons Trust Gambia (HTG) has continued to work tirelessly on the ground on a variety of projects. In partnership with the Houston based Baylor College of Medicine, significant funding has been secured to design...

Massive Step Forward For Horizons as Contract Signed

The multi million pound hospital project, committed to deliver state of the art sustainable healthcare provision in The Gambia, has reached a significant milestone with the signing of the contract with the company that will construct the state of the art facility. The contract between Horizons Clinic and builders Gicec China was signed at...

Baylor College of Medicine, Horizons Trust Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Advance Maternal Health in The Gambia

Horizons Trust UK and Baylor College of Medicine have signed a memorandum of understanding to facilitate joint educational and clinical training and research activities between the two institutions with the goal of advancing maternal health in The Gambia in West Africa. Horizons’ goal is to improve healthcare through the development of an affordable and sustainable healthcare model...

Support for Serekunda Clinic

With its overall mission to reduce maternal and infant mortality in the Gambia, Horizons Trust Gambia’s partnership with Brussels Airlines has already begun to have a significant positive impact on the staff, mothers and babies at the Serekunda Health Clinic maternity ward. Serekunda, the first health clinic of six to benefit from funds raised...

Brussels Airlines Bike For Africa Supports Horizons

Bike for Africa III is in West-Africa from 27 January to 3 February 2016 raising funds for charities working in Senegal and The Gambia. B.foundation for Africa, the airline’s Social Responsibility Programme, is giving a generous helping hand to a number of NGOs and projects that have the same passion for Africa as Brussels...

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