Highlights
(Feb 14, 2020) Highlights
Sierra Leone introduces compulsory quarantine for travelers from China. Sierra Leone Ministry of Health and Sanitation said it has imposed a 14-day quarantine period for all travellers coming from China, the epicenter of the ongoing. Read more...
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Visit Me When the War Is Over: A Mother's Request in the Time of Corona Virus

Just spoke to my mummy on the phone who is caught up in Gbonge village, Bonthe District, a bauxite producing town and a largely farming community and I am caught up in Freetown, Western Area of the Republic of Sierra Leone. With the inter district lockdown, we are not seeing each other any time soon.

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Will Raising our boys right make gender equality more feasible?  

Raising our boys right

Too many of our boys are invisible and forgotten. Each boy is important and in this race of life, nobody should be left behind. It is within this context that the first observance of “International Day of the Boy Child”, henceforth known as “International Boys’ Day” will be observed on 16 May 2020.”

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Coronavirus and the fear of beneficiaries to seek routine health services in health facilities

Baromi Conteh (not her real name), a 29 year old  resident of Moyeba Community in the east of Freetown is in her first trimester of pregnancy (first 3 months of pregnancy)  andwas due forFREE treated mosquitonet upon her first visit to the nearest government health facility in her community,which is the Moyeba Community Health Center (CHC), centrally located at the center of the community for easy movement of pregnant women like BaromiConteh and children under five years, who are most at risk of Malaria.

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UNICEF signs MoU with the Sierra Leone Football Association ...

UNICEF signs MoU with the Sierra Leone Football Association and local football players on COVID-19 sensitisation and awareness

Freetown, 7 May 2020 – The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a joint communication and advocacy campaign, which will see local football players engaged in public sensitisation around the Corona Virus disease (Covid-19).

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PEN OF THE VOICELESS

“Let me commend the organizers for doing a great job.” “Thankfully, President Ernest Bai Koroma has laid the foundation exemplifying a good leadership. He has created the platform in promoting democratic good governance...

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