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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…

WHO urges scaling up of TB treatment

February 23, 2018 The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends scaling up access to testing and treatment for TB infection, especially among groups who are particularly at risk,…

Health Ministry to introduce new Polio Vaccine

Health Ministry to introduce new Polio Vaccine

February 21, 2018 By Ibrahim Tarawallie With support from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the Ministry of Health and Sanitation…

PCMH holds 2017 Annual Health Review Meeting

PCMH holds 2017 Annual Health Review Meeting

February 16, 2018 By Kadrie Koroma The Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of the Princess Christian Maternity Teaching Hospital (PCMH), with support from Doctors with Africa (CUAMM),…

Global Day against FGM: ‘FGM has medical and psychological complications on girls &women’ – UN agencies

February 6, 2018  To mark international day of zero tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), a press statement from UNICEF quotes studies which show that the practice…

Children, Patients at Nixon Hospital praise Cotton Tree Foundation

Children, Patients at Nixon Hospital praise Cotton Tree Foundation

January 8, 2018 By Ibrahim Tarawallie The charity organisation Cotton Tree Humanitarian Development Foundation on December 25, 2017 celebrated the birth of Jesus Christ by providing cooked…