World Vision Sierra Leone, a child focused non Governmental organization, through its Gift in Kind Programme has donated two million tablets of Albendazole to the Ministry [...]
By Tatafway Tumoe in Koinadugu
From the Southern part of Sierra Leone to the East from the Western Area to the North, Her Excellency Sia Nyama Koroma, First Lady of the Republic of Sierra Leone is making an historic and initiative approach in helping to save young girls from early marriages and teenage pregnancy [...]
By Zainab Kanu
Plan International Sierra Leone over the weekend handed over a health center, with basic medical facilities to the people of Bai Largoh, Kori Chiefdom in the Moyamba District.
Speaking at the handing-over ceremony, the Acting Director of Plan International Sierra Leone, Felix Addo Nyarko said that Plan International has existed in Sierra [...]
BY ABDUL RAHMAN KAMARA
INTRODUCTION: Teenage Pregnancy and Teenage Motherhood has taken a center stage in the lives of young girls particularly in Sierra Leone and the world over. Every year it is estimated that about 14 million adolescent girls give birth globally, this according to a UNFPA Report in 2004 [...]
By Ayodele Lewis
Pregnant women and girls continue to face serious challenges in accessing the Free Health Care (FHC) facility launched by his President Ernest Bai Koroma over a year ago.
In Mapaki town, headquarter of Paki Masabong Chiefdom in the Bombali District, pregnant women and girls including children are facing serious challenges in accessing [...]
By Ayodele Lewis
Government initiatives to address the problem of infant and maternal mortality in Sierra Leone appear to have paid dividends in Kongbora Chiefdom, Moyamba District. (Photo: Ambulance used in Kongbora)
According to health workers in the chiefdom, the people are now able to access medication earlier and at a far lesser cost [...]