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.
The National Movement for Democracy and Human Rights (NMDHR) have received the sum of eighty one thousand four hundred and ninety United States dollars from Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) to monitor the free health care initiative in Kailahun District.
This World AIDS Day serves as a reminder of the urgent need to come together as a global community and recommit ourselves to ending AIDS as a public health threat by 2030—one of the targets of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
As part of government’s health sector reform, President Ernest Bai Koroma on Wednesday November 2, 2016 turned the sod for the construction of three ultra-modern tertiary hospitals in the Western Area, including Waterloo, Lumley and Bambara Town respectively.
The day is an annual global advocacy day dedicated to increasing awareness and understanding about the importance of hand washing with soap and water as an easy, effective and affordable way to prevent diseases and save lives.
An advanced team of doctors arrived few days ago from Hunan’s largest children hospital in China to prepare the way for a medical team that will come in November to help the country grapple with its maternal and child health care.
Every mother wants her child to grow up strong, bright and healthy. Having said this, do mothers really know the secret to a bright, strong and healthy child? The answer is right here. Breast milk.