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First Global Financing Facility civil society meeting in Sierra Leone

On Thursday 11 May, we had the first civil society meeting on the Global Financing Facility (GFF) in Sierra Leone. The Global Financing Facility is a multi-stakeholde

Sierra Leone making positive strides in ending malaria for good

Sierra Leone was amongst the countries that commemorated World Malaria Day (WMD) on April 25th, 2017.

CSOs role is key in supporting Koinadugu District Health Management Team in the reduction of Maternal Mortality

The District Medical Officer (DMO) in Koinadugu District Dr. Francis Moses has stated that Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in the district are playing a leading role in supporting the District Health Management Team (DHMT) in the reduction of maternal mortality.

Koinadugu District Health Management Team takes action in improving Kundembaia CHC in response to June 2016 Facility Improvement Team (FIT) Assessment

The District Health Management Team (DHMT) in Koinadugu district has taken action in improving the Kundembaia Community Health Centre (CHC) in response to findings from the June 2016 Facility Improvement Team (FIT) scorecard.

MamaYe mobilise women in Koinadugu district to ask for quality health care

MamaYe’s Koinadugu Advocacy Group mobilised the women of Kabala Township on International Women’s Day (March 8) to join partners in advocating for quality of health care for women and babies in the district. The theme for this year is “Be Bold for Change”.

Pregnant women must always go for checks – Dr. Zhu

Gynaecologist and Obstetrician at the Jui Friendship hospital Dr. Zhu Yu Ying has said that pregnant women must always go for medical checks to avoid complications during delivery.

Meet Claudia Temple - MamaYe Super Activist, Sierra Leone

International Women's Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, ec

Health ministry kicks-off data collection exercise for a comprehensive list of health facilities Sierra Leone

The Directorate of Policy, Planning and Information, Ministry of Health and Sanitation has started a survey called "Service Availability and Readiness Assessment (SARA)" which will provide a starting point for the development and validation of a comprehensive master list of health facilities across the country

FIT scorecard an eye-opener for advocacy for improved maternal health care services for mothers and babies in Sierra Leone

A civil society activist working for Partners in Rural Development (PARD-SL) in Kailahun district has said Facility Improvement Team Assessment Scorecard (FIT) “is an eye-opener” to be used by civil society to advocate for improved maternal and new born health care in the country.

President Koroma reveals in Parliament: 500 nurses absorbed into payroll to eliminate teenage pregnancy

President of Sierra Leone, Ernest Bai Koroma has promised to reduce teenage pregnancy and further absorbed 500 Nurses into Government payroll.

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