Sierra Rutile’s (SRL) HIV/AIDS workplace programme has the potential to set standards for public/private partnership in the delivery of healthcare, according to a study carried out by the National HIV/AIDS Secretariat in Sierra Leone and released on World AIDS Day (1 December).
As the first mining company in Sierra Leone to develop a workplace [...]
By Dominic JJ Tucker (J-TELLL CRITIC)
The delegation from the Liberia Red Cross has returned back home after their study visit to the Sierra Leone Red Cross Society.
The delegation visited their Sierra Leonean counterpart to further build bilateral and multilateral collaboration with staff and volunteers in Sierra Leone.
The delegation includes the programmed [...]
By Thalif Deen
The United Nations has a longstanding tradition of commemorating political milestones – like the abolition of the slave trade – or sustaining day-long vigils on controversial issues such as a ban on nuclear tests.
The annual events have covered a wide range of political, social and economic issues on a [...]
Every year 260,000 children are being infected with HIV – most of them unknowingly by their own mother, during pregnancy, birth or breastfeeding.
This is completely preventable: If the mother receives the right treatment at the right time, we can almost certainly make sure that the baby is born HIV-negative.
By Eastina Taylor
The Budget Advocacy Consortium, which includes Save The Children, World Vision, Budget Advocacy Network, Health Alert, MAMAYE, Health For All Coalition and WASH, have recognized efforts made by the Government to increase health expenditure in the launching of the 2012 report and findings at the Gender, Empowerment Movement Hall in Freetown.
As government and donor partners in the health sector are frantically working towards addressing issues of infant and maternal mortality in the country, inhabitants of Yagala Section in the Wara-Wara Yagala Chiefdom, Koinadugu District have established a common law amongst themselves for a fine of Le50, 000 to be levied on any woman who [...]
Health workers and stakeholders receiving emergency medical kits for diarrhea treatment in Pujehun donated by World Vision Sierra Leone with funding from World Vision Korea
By Diana Coker
The 2013 Progress Update on the 2012 Sanitation and Water for All High Level Meeting Commitments (SWHM), has indicated that Sierra Leone is making good progress [...]
By Alhassan Bah
The National Director of Health Network, Robert Kondema Kargbo, has called on the Government of Sierra Leone to investigate the operations of London Mining Company because of their violation and abuse of people’s rights in host communities.
Speaking to a cross- section of journalists at the conferences hall of the [...]