Items tagged with “Sierra Leone”

Sierra Leone and Ethiopia Technical Assistance Updates

PricewaterhouseCoopers-Ghana to Conduct Assessment in Sierra Leone

Introducing Aminata Kanu: Country Lead for Sierra Leone

Aminata Kanu is Sierra Leonean and has recently been working for the Medical Research Centre in Freetown for a program of the Royal Tropical Institute (Netherlands), managing a maternal health program focused on translating national policies for local…

Assessment of readiness for a Sector Wide Approach for Health in Sierra Leone

Following the peace agreement of 2002, Sierra Leone is in the recovery process of rethinking governance, policy and management arrangements as well as engagement with civil society. The recent national health strategy draft advocates for a move towards…

Second Annual Research Symposium: Sierra Leone Health and Biomedical Research Group

Health research in Sierra Leone is currently conducted, managed, and financed by diverse organizations, with very little coordination. Seeking to improve coordination and share knowledge, a group of concerned scientists, physicians, medical students,…

Strong Ministries for Strong Health Systems

Through detailed interviews with those who know these issues best — the ministers and their stakeholders — this report examines the roles of health ministries, their resource needs, and the challenges they face. Based on the candid and thoughtful…

Mothers and infants to get free health care in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone will abolish user fees for mothers and infants accessing the health system in a bid to reduce the country’s staggering maternal and infant mortality rates.

Paying Primary Health Care Centers for Performance in Rwanda

Paying for performance (P4P) provides financial incentives for providers to increase the use and quality of care. P4P can affect health care by providing incentives for providers to put more effort into specific activities, and by increasing the amount…

Leadership and Management

A broken health system is a silent killer. People get sicker and die in disproportionate numbers just as they do during an epidemic. Yet the culprit is not lack of knowledge. Nor is it always a shortage of funds. Technically and medically, we know what…

  • MLI Voices

    Jun 22 2009 - 4:25pm

    Sierra Leone

    Even though I have worked in Sierra Leone in the past, the role of MLI Country Lead has given me the opportunity to build upon these previous experiences and to work closely with members of the Ministry of Health and Sanitation (MOHS), to support the implementation of health policies and reforms that they have prioritized.


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