Health

The Chinese Embassy Bids Farewell to 50 Health Workers for Training Seminars in China

On 4th of October, the Chinese Embassy in Sierra Leone held a farewell ceremony for 50 Sierra Leonean health workers who will leave for China on 7th and 11th of October to participate a 20-day seminar on infectious disease prevention and control and a 28-day seminar on maternal and child health techniques respectively.

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Rokupa Hospital Taking More Lives Than They Should Be Saving  

Health Minister Dr A. T Wurie

Apart from several refusal of patients to death due to what they attributes to lack of beds, health workers neglects at the Rokupa Government Hospital Wellington east of Freetown, has escalated to the peak of leaving patients to die, while nurses are always glued to their cell phones browsing WhatsApps.

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Emergency Help Save the life of Baby Jessie Bangura as he is about to travel to India. We only need money for oxygen on the aeroplane

Jessie Bangura is a 15 months old baby and was diagnosed with Cyanotic congenital Heart Disease refer to as a group of many different heart disease defect that are present at birth.

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Ebola Emergency Reconsidered (Again)

A WHO emergency committee is meeting this morning to consider for a fourth time whether to declare the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of the Congo a public health emergency of international concern, CIDRAP reports.

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Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern

WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus today declared the Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC).

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No Case of EVD in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Amara Jambai, says there is no case of Ebola in Sierra Leone, contrary to media reports of discovered cases in the parts of the country including the capital, Freetown.

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Ministry of Health and Sanitation, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and WHO Conduct Full Scale Simulation Exercise “Operation Lion Mountain”  

The Ministry of Health and Sanitation (MOHS), with support from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO), has concluded a week-long full scale simulation exercise to test its readiness for potential public health emergencies.

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EVD Confirmed Case in Freetown

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SLAES ends 3-Day Paramedics and Leadership Training

By John Yoni Yusif Fofanah Sierra Leone Association of Ebola Survivors (SLAES) leadership has yesterday Thursday 20th June 2019, ended a 3 days training on Paramedics and Leadership at their headquarters in Jui Junction, Freetown through funding from Project 1808 and other partners.

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The WARRIOR CELL! Overcoming the odds to become Miss Sierra Leone 2019

By Ahmed Sahid Nasralla (De Monk) Born some 25 years ago in Cassell Farm, Kissy, Freetown and raised by a single parent (her mother), it was not until at age nine that she was diagnosed with sickle cell.

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