David S. Kain

Age: Born in Sierra Leone on 17th January 1980

What is your background?
I am from Mania Bonthe Island southern part of Sierra Leone. Inhaled from a large family of fourteen brothers and sisters. For now I have not yet marriage either have a child. Nevertheless, yearning for a good wife then.

Moreover, I started my primary and secondary school educations in Bonthe town, the UMC primary school and the Bonthe secondary school. I continued my secondary education in Bo city, the Ahmodyya Muslim secondary school (AMSS) and completed as a science student. I pursued my studies in the Sierra Leone Njala University. Department, School of Community Health and Clinical Sciences with higher Diploma (HD) in Community Health.

As I qualify community health officer (CHO) since 2011.

In 2011, I was awarded a certificate in Mental Health Assessment.

I have got two years working experience as a CHO in Masanga Hospital Rehabilitation Project. Also 2012 I awarded a certificate  in Basic Eye Care and in November 2013, I participated in the plastic surgery camp at Masanga Hospital; Doctors of the World, The Netherlands. Completed with awarded certificate.

Why did you want to enter into the program?
The essence of entering in the program is to save life in the most common surgical and obstetrical procedures that lead to premature death of our people, before they could reach to the available health facility. I strongly believe that with this intervention of CapaCare for increasing the level skilled health staff will surely decrease such a situation within short possible interval.

What is a normal day like for you at the hospital?
My normal days in the Masanga Hospital on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays are basically doing morning rounds, making new admission and attends to emergency operations. On Tuesdays and Thursdays are days scheduled for selective surgery, and also attends to emergency situations.

What do you like most about the program?
My desire to this program is all about ideas of increasing skilled health staff in our country as a whole so that the health system of our country as well as the objectives and goals of CapaCare will achieve.

What will you do after you finish the program?
Having been completed my studies as surgical officer (SO), I strongly promise to continue saving life of my people in the best way possible and also ready to work in any district with government approval.