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Parliament vets new Health Minister, 8 others

Parliament vets new Health Minister, 8 others

SEPTEMBER 8, 2014 By Jariatu Bangura The Appointment and Public Service Committee in Parliament last Friday quizzed the newly appointed Minister of Health and Sanitation, Dr. Abu…

48 metric tons of Ebola medicines, equipment airlifted into Salone

SEPTEMBER 8, 2014 With funds from the World Bank, UNICEF has procured and facilitated the delivery of 48 metric tons of assorted drugs and other medical supplies…

TI scolds gov’t for ‘slow response to Ebola’

TI scolds gov’t for ‘slow response to Ebola’

SEPTEMBER 8, 2014 By Mohamed Massaquoi Transparency International Sierra Leone has charged the government for what it referred to as its “slow pace response” in containing the…

UNFPA trains 2,034 contact tracers

UNFPA trains 2,034 contact tracers

SEPTEMBER 4, 2014 By Josephine A. Seppeh (Intern) The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), in collaboration with development partners, has trained a total of 2,034 (two thousand…

Ebola can’t stop China’s relationship with Sierra Leone

Ebola can’t stop China’s relationship with Sierra Leone

- Foreign Minister SEPTEMBER 4, 2014 By Samuel Ben Turay Sierra Leone’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has said that despite the country being in…

‘Disabled persons are more vulnerable to Ebola’

‘Disabled persons are more vulnerable to Ebola’

- Deputy Social Welfare Minister SEPTEMBER 3, 2014 By Hassan G. Koroma Deputy Minister of Social Welfare, Gender and Children’s Affairs yesterday stated that disabled persons across…

Wharfs are vulnerable to Ebola

Wharfs are vulnerable to Ebola

…Ward 355 Councilor SEPTEMBER 3, 2014 By Victoria Saffa   Councilor of Ward 355 in Constituency 99 in the east of Freetown says wharfs are some of…

MIATTA KARGBO: in the eyes of Sierra Leoneans

MIATTA KARGBO: in the eyes of Sierra Leoneans

SEPTEMBER 3, 2014 By Gabriel Benjamin No sooner news of Miatta Kargbo’s dismissal as Minster of Health and Sanitation and subsequent recall to State House to serve…

China sends 8 more medical staff on Ebola laboratory investigation

China sends 8 more medical staff on Ebola laboratory investigation

SEPTEMBER 3, 2014 By John Baimba Sesay The Department of International Cooperation of the National Health and Family Planning Commission in the People’s Republic of China has…

Dr. Lahai laments ‘awful state’ of Ebola center in Kenema

Dr. Lahai laments ‘awful state’ of Ebola center in Kenema

- says patients sleep on bare floor SEPTEMBER 2, 2014 By Mohamed Massaquoi Just few days after the sacking of the Minister of Health and Sanitation, Ms.…