Sierra Leone launched the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Initiative on 2 October 2012 in Freetown.
The Ministry of Health and Sanitation (MoHS) conducted diarrhoeal diseases, including cholera Case Management Training of Trainers workshop in Freetown from 25-28 September 2012 as part of the scaling up response to cholera outbreak.
The World Health Organization is supporting a five day theoretical and bench training of laboratory scientists and technologists on identification of bacterial pathogens, at the Central Public Health Reference Laboratory (CPHRL) in Freetown.
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.