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World Health Organization (WHO) and Global Fund cite tuberculosis threat

18 March 2013 | Geneva - WHO and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria said today that strains of tuberculosis with resistance to multiple drugs could spread widely and highlight an annual need of at least US$ 1.6 billion in international funding for treatment and prevention of the disease.

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“One Woman: A song for UN Women” to launch on International Women’s Day

A musical celebration of women worldwide / Artists from 20 countries participate

6 March, 2013 "One Woman: A song for UN Women" will launch on International Women’s Day. The track will be globally available for download as of 8 March (EST 7 March, 12 noon) on http://song.unwomen.org, together with the full song video and behind-the-scenes videos chronicling the song’s year-long production.

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UN standing behind the women of Sierra Leone

UN agencies in demonstration of their support to women’s issues, have participated fully in a two day planning meeting organised by UN Women in Bo. "We, the women of Sierra Leone, could do lots more with energy" said Dr. Stephen Kargbo, Head of UNIDO, as he revealed his vision “to see more women take on leading roles beyond Parliament, into the private sector”.

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Government of Sierra Leone, UNDP Agree and Sign Country Programme Action Plan for 2013-2014

Freetown, 21st February 2013 - The Government of Sierra Leone and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have signed the Country Programme Action Plan (CPAP) at the Conference Hall of the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development, last week in Freetown on the eve of the inauguration of the President of Sierra Leone for his second five year term, agreeing on the strategic priorities for the next two years.


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Address by His Excellency the President of Sierra Leone on his Official Inauguration

The hand of destiny has led me to where i stand today as President of the Republic of Sierra Leone for the second term. I give abundant praise and thanks to Almighty God for elevating me to this exalted position and for sparing my life to see this day.

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ERSG award certificates to the Artists for Peace for their role in ensuring peaceful 2012 elections

Freetown, Wednesday 13 February 2013, Mr. Jens Anders Toyberg-Frandzen, the Executive Representative of the secretary General (ERSG), in Sierra Leone, invited Artists for Peace to congratulate them for the role they played in ensuring peaceful and non-violent elections in November 2012 through music, dance and comedy.

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The Women’s situation Room in Sierra Leone officially close down its electoral related activities.


"We will always remember the telephone number 711..." says Moijue KaiKai, Minister of Social Welfare, Gender and Children's Affairs in Sierra Leone of Women's Situation Room23 January 2013


23 January 2013 - Speaking at the Official Closing Ceremony of the Women’s Situation Room (WSR) at the Miatta Conference Hall in Freetown, the Honorable Moijue Kaikai, Minister of Social Welfare, Gender and Children’s Affairs in Sierra Leone, applauded the women of Sierra Leone for their role in the November 2012 presidential, parliamentary and local council elections.


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Ministry of Health and Partners Validate 2013 Sector Annual Operational Plan

The Ministry of Health and Sanitation (MoHS) in collaboration with its health sector partners validated 2013 Sector Annual Operational Plan (AOP) in a two day workshop held on 8-9 January 2013. The AOP was developed by consolidating 19 Local Council Health Plans, 21 Hospital Plans and the Central Level Plan which were individually validated and finalized in November 2012 with the input of the health sector partners.

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ERSG commends Civil Society Organisations for thier role in ensuring peaceful elections.

Freetown, Wednesday 19 December 2012, The Executive Representative of the Secretary General (ERSG), in Sierra Leone Mr. Jens Anders Toyberg-Frandzen recently congratulated the Civil Society Platform in Sierra Leone on their role in ensuring peaceful and non-violent elections, before during and after 2012, elections which also demonstrated their commitment to consolidate development and democracy.

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Ministry of Health Launches Four Pharmaceutical Policy Documents

The Ministry of Health and Sanitation (MoHS) launched four pharmaceuti-cal policy documents on 14 December 2012 in Freetown. The documents included the National Medicines Policy, National Essential Medicines List, Standard Treatment Guidelines for Primary Level Prescribers and a National Formulary.

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