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USL launches Ebola Vaccine initiative

USL launches Ebola Vaccine initiative

June 6, 2018 By Yusufu S. Bangura The Sierra Leone Trial to Introduce a Vaccine against Ebola (STRIVE) was yesterday launched by the University of Sierra Leone…

Health partners call for a Tobacco-Free Sierra Leone

June 4, 2018 On World No Tobacco Day, the Ministry of Health and Sanitation joined WHO and partners in calling for a halt to the tobacco epidemic,…

Ebola survivors want government to declare May 25 National Holiday

Ebola survivors want government to declare May 25 National Holiday

May 29, 2018 By Ishmael Sallieu Koroma President of the Sierra Leone Association of Ebola Survivors (SLAES) has urged government to declare May 25 – the day…

Ambulance service not available in most communities

--SABI Citizens’ Perception Survey report May 28, 2018 By Ishmael Sallieu Koroma SABI – Strengthening Accountability, Building Inclusion – perception survey report has revealed that 85% of…

Ebola fears…

MoHS increases survillance at border crossing points May 23, 2018  In the wake of the recent Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the Ministry…

HRSA team visits new Health Minister

HRSA team visits new Health Minister

May 22, 2018 By Regina Pratt Representatives from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) on Thursday, May 18, paid a courtesy visit on the new Minister…

As Communicable disease kills over 4 million people annually…

WHO urged for investment May 17, 2018 By Ishmael Sallieu Koroma The World Health Organization (WHO) has in a news release urged the world to invest in…

SLNA holds annual conference and Scientific Symposium in Makeni

SLNA holds annual conference and Scientific Symposium in Makeni

May 15, 2018 By Kadrie Koroma The Sierra Leone Nurses Association (SLNA) has held its Annual Conference and Scientific Symposium on the theme: “Nurses a Voice to…

Pharmacy Board ‘concerned about Tramadol misuse’

Pharmacy Board ‘concerned about Tramadol misuse’

May 15, 2018 By Regina Pratt The Pharmacy Board of Sierra Leone says they are concerned about the misuse of Tramadol by predominantly young persons. Registrar of…

36 newly trained SRN get orientation ahead of deployment

36 newly trained SRN get orientation ahead of deployment

May 11, 2018 By Kadrie Koroma   Some thirty-sixty newly trained and qualified State Registered Nurses (SRN), Set 44 of the Faculty of Nursing in Freetown, have…