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DHS reveals improved health care in Sierra Leone

By Victoria K. Saffa The 2013 Sierra Leone Demographic and Health Survey preliminary results released on Tuesday January 28 indicate that progress has been made in providing…

Ola During hospital receives accreditation for training pediatrics

By Winifred H. Kargbo The West African College of Physicians has granted the Ola During Children’s Hospital two accreditations to train membership resident in pediatrics. During the…

As more children died 2013…

Efficacy of the free healthcare initiative questioned By Patrick J. Kamara More children under the age of five died in 2013 compared to the previous year, according…

Moyamba health officer reports unhygienic condition

By Francis Ndanema in Moyamba The Moyamba District Superintendent of the Environmental Health Unit, Joseph Bundu, has told Vision to Develop the Vulnerable, a community-based organization, that…

Disabled persons demand free health care package

By Alusine Sesay President of the Sierra Leone Union on Disability Issues (SLUDI) has, in an exclusive interview with Concord Times, called on the government of Sierra…

12 communities declared open defecation free in Moyamba

By Francis Ndanema in Moyamba Twelve communities in the Moyamba District have been declared open defecation free (ODF) by the Health Superintendent of the Moyamba Environmental Health…

Complant Magbass Sugar/Chinese Medical Team provide free medical treatment to 300 S/Leoneans

Complant Magbass Sugar/Chinese Medical Team provide free medical treatment to 300 S/Leoneans

By Hassan G. Koroma                          People standing in queue waiting for treatment        …

Ipas lobbies lawmakers to decriminalize abortion

By Samuel J. Kargbo  In a bid to address the scourge of unsafe abortion in the country, Ipas Sierra Leone, a non-governmental organization last Thursday engaged members…

Parliament approves US$8m loan for rural water supply and sanitation

Members of Parliament last week gave the green light to a set of loan agreements between the Republic of Sierra Leone and the Africa Development Bank, worth…

Health officials told to strengthen monitoring & evaluation

Members of Parliament on Thursday called for effective and efficient monitoring and evaluation mechanisms to be put in place at the Ministry of Health and Sanitation following…