The Sierra Leone Market Women’s Association and the Children Advocacy Forum Sierra Leone in collaboration with the Health and Nutrition Civil Society Platform (HANSL-CSP) and Focus 1000, have hanged heads to figure out how they could help disseminate information on health-related matters.
The war against HIV/AIDS and syphilis has heightened with the launching of some four thousand HIV/Syphilis test kits and the commitment of First Ladies of Africa to end HIV and AIDS in the continent by 2030.
Women in the Media Sierra Leone WIMSAL is an association formed in November 2007 by a group of energetic young female journalists from both the print and electronic media to promote the interest of female journalists, female communication practitioners and women in all spheres of life in Sierra Leone, West Africa.
Deputy Health and Sanitation Minister, Madina Rahman alongside six other high-level panelists are to participate in a debate covering health-related issues in this year’s International Organization for Migration (IOM) conference in Geneva, Switzerland on November 26.
The Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone has come to end after 18 months devastation that affected the country’s socio-economic growth and social life of people, with a death toll recorded in thousands, leaving many children orphaned and homeless.
“There is high stock out of essential drugs in all Peripheral Health Units (PHUs) inspected in Bombali district last week. The health workers told us that they have not received drugs for the past three months. Staffing is also another major challenge in the implementation of the free health initiative launched by President Ernest Bai Koroma in 2010,” Programme Manager of the civil society health advocacy network Health For All Coalition (HFAC) Alhassan Bakar Kamara told a cross section of journalists yesterday following the end of their one week monitoring exercise conducted in twenty eight (28) PHUs in five chiefdoms in Bombali district.
The United Nations Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA) is under serious fire regarding disagreement between the Ministry of Education Science and Technology and civil society organizations dealing with children.