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UNFPA, Salone, world partners to strengthen contact tracing

OCTOBER 1, 2014 The government of Sierra Leone, in collaboration with its development partners, including UNFPA and the World Bank, has designed a project meant to strengthen…

National Disaster contingency plan: Ebola not included

National Disaster contingency plan: Ebola not included

OCTOBER 1, 2014 By Mohamed Massaquoi and Alusine Sesay Director of Disaster Management Department (DMD) within the Office of National Security (ONS) has told Concord Times in…

Statistics SL & partners launch 2013 DHS survey report

OCTOBER 1, 2014 By Regina Pratt Statistics Sierra Leone (SSL) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) yesterday launched the final report of the 2013 Demographic Health…

Sierra Leone to host Ebola survivors confab

Sierra Leone to host Ebola survivors confab

OCTOBER 1, 2014 By Moses A. Kargbo The child welfare agency UNICEF, in collaboration with the Ministry of Social Welfare, Gender and Children’s Affairs, will this October…

Bogus Ebola ‘remedies’ including cobra hearts and porcupine eyeballs being sold by African conmen

Bogus Ebola ‘remedies’ including cobra hearts and porcupine eyeballs being sold by African conmen

SEPTEMBER 30, 2014 GettyBogus: Witch doctors have claimed eating porcupine eyeballs will cure Ebola Witch doctors are cashing in on the Ebola epidemic by selling porcupine eyeballs…

APPA urges gov’t to establish mobile mortuaries

SEPTEMBER 29, 2014 By Ibrahim Tarawallie The 10 registered political parties in the country, in partnership with the Political Parties Registration Commission (PPRC), have urged the government…

Kandeh Yumkella donates 1,275 bags of rice

SEPTEMBER 29, 2014 By Victoria Saffa  In a bid to provide succour to Ebola-stricken communities, the Kandeh Kolleh Yumkella (KKY) Movement, on behalf of Dr. Kandeh K.…

USING THE KOWLEDGE ATTITUDE BELIEF AND PRACTICE (KABP) MODEL TO PREVENT AND CONTROL THE EBOLA VIRUS DISEASE

USING THE KOWLEDGE ATTITUDE BELIEF AND PRACTICE (KABP) MODEL TO PREVENT AND CONTROL THE EBOLA VIRUS DISEASE

SEPTEMBER 29, 2014 By Tonya Musa, Lecturer in Mass Communication, FBC (musatonya@yahoo.com/+23276507160) The research commissioned by UNICEF on the Ebola communicative needs was based on analyzing Knowledge…

China pours oil on troubled Salone

China pours oil on troubled Salone

SEPTEMBER 29, 2014 By Alusine Sesay While commissioning three mobile laboratories, one holding and treatment centre established at Jui by the Chinese Center for Disease Control, President…

S/Leonean appointed deputy head of UNAMID

SEPTEMBER 26, 2014 United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the African Union Commission Chairperson announced yesterday the appointment of Abdul Kamara of Sierra Leone as Deputy Joint…