On the re-opening of SLPP Office … “We would never encourage violence” John Benjamin...

You have to drink a lot of fluids, because when it comes it is very violent and can empty your system quite quickly. This results in a shock, which can lead to coma. So you drink a lot of water to keep your electrolyte balance and give your system a fighting chance to take on[…]

Stakeholders of Bo have agreed that the movement of people to and from the District would be restricted from December 20th 2014 and unto January 9th of 2015. The unanimous decision was reached at on December 18th at a meeting held by the Provincial Security Committee (ProSeC) and the Bo Ebola Response Centre at the[…]

Military 34 hospital last Saturday discharged their first batch of 13 Ebola patients since the centre was opened few weeks ago, at the Wilberforce Centre. Explaining to the Minister of Health and the Chief of Defence Staff, Col. Dr Foday Sahr, the Commanding Officer of the centre said the 34 hospital centre is a subsidiary[…]

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food Security (MAFFS) has organized a fourday Ebola response review session to discuss and document the successes and challenges in the first quarter of the response activities. The MAFFS/FAO Ebola response review meeting which was held in Bo and Bomabali[…]

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation, Dr Samura Kamara on Friday praised the UN and WHO bosses Ban Ki Moon and Margaret Chan, for their relentless effort in helping Sierra Leone and the sub-region win the war against Ebola. In a short interview at the Police Training School (PTS) treatment centre last Friday, the[…]

It is a corporate tradition for the management and staff of one of Sierra Leone’s leading mobile network, Airtel to present Christmas gifts to its valued partners at this time of the year; however, this year’s Christmas gifts were presented not to the usual partners who can afford it, but to the burial team who[…]

Former Executive Director UNAIDS, and Under Secretary-General of the United Nations, Dr Peter Piot over the weekend disclosed that, Sierra Leone’s biggest risk in the fight against Ebola is complacency, which has set the stage for a perfect storm in the country. He made this disclosure while addressing People Living with HIV, at a conference[…]

As the fight against the deadly Ebola continue in the country, the Country Manager of Christian Aid, Jeanne Kamara, has disclosed that her Organisation will embark on anti-stigmatization and strategic advocacy programmes for Ebola Survivors emanating from the various communities This disclosure was made at the meeting held with the National Aids Secretariats (NAS) together[…]

Government of Japan has continued their support to the people and Government of Sierra Leone in the fight against the Ebola virus with an additional donation of some 47 Medical Beds which arrived recently. The Project for the distribution of Emergency Vehicles and Medical Equipment for Ebola Virus Disease,” which is worth USD 397,749.00 has[…]

Partners in Health (PIH), a medical Non-Governmental Organization is currently working in the Ebola stricken countries of Sierra Leone and Liberia. They are currently doing intensive work in Port Loko to eradicate Ebola from the country. Operations Manager of PIH Sheik Abu Bakar Jalloh said their organization is here to help in the fight and[…]