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27 health facilities targeted for Ebola response

By Kadrie Koroma The Ministry of Health and Sanitation has acquainted both government and private hospitals in the Western Area to operationalize its action response plan on…

As maternal and child health week observed…

3.5m mosquito nets to be distributed By Hawa Amara The Ministry of Health and Sanitation has disclosed to pressmen that they would start distributing approximately 3.5 million…

Health Ministry holds retreat for effective service delivery

By Kadrie Koroma The Directorate of Planning, Policy and Information in the Ministry of Health and Sanitation has concluded a three-day ‘communication and coordination retreat’ at the…

China Donates Medical Materials to Support Sierra Leone in the Prevention of Ebola Disease

Mr. Xu Zhou, spokesman of the Chinese Embassy announced in Freetown on Wednesday, 23 April, that China will donate medical materials to support Sierra Leone in the…

New voucher system to reduce maternal mortality

By Regina Pratt According to officials of the Reproductive Health Division of the Ministry of Health and Sanitation, a new voucher system for the reduction of maternal…

As 6 suspected cases, 5 deaths reported in Sierra Leone…

EU commits €500,000 to stop spread of Ebola Following the recent outbreak of Ebola in West Africa, the European Union is providing €500,000 to help contain the…

As fears heighten about ‘Ebola’ outbreak…

As fears heighten about ‘Ebola’ outbreak…

Taskforce formed to coordinate public health response By Jariatu Bangura Minister of Health and Sanitation, Ms. Miatta Ballay Kargbo, yesterday revealed that an emergency national response team,…

59 reported dead in ‘Ebola’ outbreak in Guinea:

59 reported dead in ‘Ebola’ outbreak in Guinea:

- Health Ministry yet to provide prevention information on mysterious disease By Alusine Sesay Director of Disease Prevention and Control at the Ministry of Health and Sanitation,…

Woman who gave birth to triplets died due to absence of doctors

Victoria Saffa Regional Officer North, Health For All Coalition, Alfred Turay, has revealed that the government hospital in Makeni lacks medical doctors. He said, “This situation is…

The breast cancer battle

Progress towards the possible prevention and cure of breast cancer is undoubtedly being made, but where exactly are we in the fight against this ever-spreading disease? What…