Holy Spirit Hospital people

Medical Director – Dr Patrick E Turay

Dr Turay was born in Port Loko Town, Northern Province, Sierra Leone. July 1986 he graduated from the Njala University College (University of Sierra Leone) with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry. In 1997 he was awarded MD in Medicine from Kuban State Medical Academy, Krasnador, Russia Federation.

Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Health, MSc in Tropical Medicine & International Health, at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

Hubert Humphrey Fellow in Public Health Policy & Management from the Tulane School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, in 2008

He was attached as Medical Doctor, Connaught Government Hospital, Freetown, from 1998-2002.

In 2002 he took up an appointment with the Catholic Diocese of Makeni as Medical Doctor in charge of the Holy Spirit Clinic and head of the Diocesan Health Commission.

Chairman Diocesan Health Commission, Catholic Mission, Northern Province: 2004 to date

Vice-Chairman Christian Health Association of Sierra Leone (CHASL): 2006-2007


Surgeon – Dr A. A. Taqi

Born in Matotoka, Tane Chiefdom, in the Tonkolili District, Northern Province, Sierra Leone
Graduated from the People’s Friendship University, Moscow, USSR in 1973
Posted to Kenema Government Hospital as Medical Officer, and Medical Officer in charge of the Children’s Ward 1977-1986
Lungi Government Hospital 1986-1989
Scholarship student of Masters Degree in Public Health at the University of Wales College of Medicine at Cardiff, UK, 1990
District Medical Officer Koinadugu District, 1991-1994
District Medical Officer Bombali District, 1994-2000
Disease Surveillance Officer, World Health Organisation, 2001-2004
National Public Health Control Adviser, EU Health Sector Support Project, 2004-2007
Joined Holy Spirit Hospital 2007

Surgeon – Dr Felice Apicella

Dr Apicella was born in San Vitaliano (Napoli, Italy).
July 1972 he graduated MD from University of Florence (Italy).
1978 stage at Herlev Hospital Copenaghen (Denmark) for diagnostic and operative ultrasound scan, 1979 Specialisation in General Surgery University of Napoli, 1982 specialisation in Endocrine Surgery University of Napoli, 1992 specializstion in Thoracic Surgery University of Napoli, 1995 diploma Laparoscopic and Thoracoscopic Surgery University Strasburg, 1999 ATLS certificate University of Pisa (Italy), 2002 FMH surgeon specialist Switzerland, 2004 master in Clinical Governance University of Florence.
Tanzania: 2012 Iringa 2 months surgeon at Iringa Regional Hospital.
Sierra Leone: 2013 Pujehun 2 months surgeon at Gov. Maternity Hospital.
2013 Lunsar 3 months surgeon at St.John of God Hospital. 2014-2015 Makeni surgeon at Holy Spirit Hospital. 2016 Makeni surgeon 3 months at Magbenteh Community Hospital.

Obstetrician/Gynaecologist – Dr. Moses Mugisha (Volunteer)

Born in Mulago, Uganda.
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from Makerere University, Uganda and Master of Medicine in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, College of Health Sciences: – School of Medicine. Makerere University, Uganda.
Medical Director – Roswell Women’s and Fertility Clinic, Uganda (July 2018 to February 2019)
Chief Resident – Mulago National Referral Hospital (August 2015 to May 2018)
Project Medical Officer (October 2013 to December 2014) – USAID-funded United Nations Development Program (UNDP), Millennium Village Project, Mbarara, Uganda.

Medical Imaging Technologist – Eria Macha (Volunteer)

Born in Uganda, Bachelor of Science Medical Radiography, Makerere University, Uganda
Medical Imaging Technologist – United Medicare Clinic (November 2016 – February 2019)
Medical Imaging Technologist – Nakasero Hospital (August 2015 – November 2016)
Radiographer – Louse Memorial Medical Centre (January – March 2015)
Radiographer – Africa Premier Health (March – August 2015)

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