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VP Jalloh to Launch SL’s Health Governance and COVID-19 Response Report

VP Jalloh to Launch SL’s Health Governance and COVID-19 Response Report

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VP Jalloh to Launch SL’s Health Governance and COVID-19 Response Report

By Musa Kamara

The Hon Vice President of the Republic of Sierra Leone, Dr Mohamed Juldeh Jalloh will on Thursday, 12th August, 2021 launched the Targeted Review on Sierra Leone’s Health Governance and COVID-19 Response Report at the Bintumani Conference Centre, Aberdeen, Freetown.

This disclosure was made by the Deputy Minister of Political and Public Affairs, Mr Amara Kallon during the usual Thursday Weekly Government Press briefing at the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) Conference Hall, Youyi Building, Brookfields, Freetown, informing members of the press that, the Government of Sierra Leone is in partnership with the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM)  to do the launching.

Information Minister Holds Fruitful Discussions with Egyptian Ambassador

Information Minister Holds Fruitful Discussions with Egyptian Ambassador

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Information Minister Holds Fruitful Discussions with Egyptian Ambassador

By Zacharia Jalloh, Strategic Communications Unit MIC.

Minister of Information and Communications, Mohamed Rahman Swaray and His Excellency Ambassador Maher Al-Mahdi Al-Sayed

The Minister of Information and Communications, Mr Mohamed Rahman Swaray on Wednesday 4th August, 2021 held fruitful discussions with the Egyptian Ambassador to Sierra Leone, His Excellency Maher Al-Mahdi Al-Sayed on the long standing  fraternal relationship between Sierra Leone and Egypt.

Welcoming the Minister at his Wilkinson Road office in Freetown, Ambassador Al-Sayed extended warm and hearty reception to the Minister stating that the bond between Egypt and Sierra Leone had started years back and that both countries have continued to enjoy the cordial cooperation.  

Ministry of Health to Benefit from $2.1m STRIATA Deployment Funding

Ministry of Health to Benefit from $2.1m STRIATA Deployment Funding

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Ministry of Health to Benefit from $2.1m STRIATA Deployment Funding

Ministry of Health and Sanitation (MoHS) will be among two other countries' health sectors that will be benefiting from the deployment of STRIATA in their health systems.

In 2020, Macro-Eyes supported the Government of Sierra Leone's COVID-19 response by partnering with the MoHS and the Directorate of Science, Technology, and Innovation (DSTI), to build and pilot STRIATA-Infrastructure - an intelligent health systems index providing visibility into the health systems readiness as a whole - including health facility infrastructure, materials, supplies, and human resources.

UNICEF and WHO welcome Sierra Leone’s adoption of the BMS Act

 UNICEF and WHO welcome Sierra Leone’s adoption of the BMS Act

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UNICEF and WHO welcome Sierra Leone’s adoption of the BMS Act

Freetown, 4th August 2021 - The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization, (WHO), welcome the milestone reached by the Government of Sierra Leone to adopt the Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes (BMS) Act 2021.
By adopting this Act, Sierra Leone joins the other 136 countries with legal instruments to guide the prohibition of aggressive and unethical marketing of breastmilk substitutes, feeding bottles and teats and thereby protect and promote the practice of breastfeeding in the country.
The Act regulates the marketing and distribution of breastmilk substitutes and ensures that mothers and families receive accurate and unbiased information about the healthiest way to feed their infants and young children— free of commercial influence and interest.

1700 faulty metres in Makeni : Energy Minister says during assessment

1700 faulty metres in Makeni : Energy Minister says during assessment

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1700 faulty metres  in Makeni : Energy Minister says during assessment

By B W. Bockarie: Strategic Communications Unit Ministry of Information & Communications

A from the Energy Ministry and the oversight committee in Parliament, led by the Minister Alhaji Kanja Sesay last week visited Makeni to assess electricity generation and supply issues in the city.

Making a courtesy call on the Makeni City Mayor Mrs. Sunkari Kamara, the Minister expressed displeasure at the over 1700 faulty metres that were discovered in Makeni by a combined team of EGTC/EDSA staff who were earlier sent by the Energy Ministry on a fact finding mission.

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