The Sierra Leone National Central Public Health Reference Laboratory (CPHRL) was commissioned on 21 August 2012 by the Hon Minister of Health and Sanitation, Mrs Zainab Hawa Bangura.
Freetown, 13th August 2012 : The Executive Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General (ERSG) in Sierra Leone, Mr Jens Anders Toyberg-Frandzen has called on the government "...
Sierra Leone has an estimated population of 5.8 million with a national HIV prevalence of 1.5%. The HIV prevalence among pregnant women attending antenatal clinics is 3.2%. Mother-to-child transmission of HIV is the most important source of HIV infections in children.
The Sierra Leone Road Transport Authority (SLRTA) in collaboration with the Ministry of Transport and Aviation, WHO and other stakeholders in the Road Transport Industry held a three day workshop in Bo from 22-24th May 2012.
As the world gears up for the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), World Environment Day is an opportunity to highlight the need for a paradigm shift towards a more sustainable world.