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Depression in Sierra LeoneGlobally Minded

Depression in Sierra LeoneGlobally Minded

Apr 05 2017 · Depression in Sierra Leone is a large but mostly completely unrecognised problem. The country has experienced a devastating civil war and more recently also the largest Ebola outbreak in history not to mention flooding civil unrest and widespread poverty. Rates of mental health problems in the country are high.

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NATIONAL EBOLA RECOVERY STRATEGY FOR SIERRA LEONE

NATIONAL EBOLA RECOVERY STRATEGY FOR SIERRA LEONE

National Ebola Recovery Strategy for Sierra Leone A. Background Context Sierra Leone is one of three countries in the Mano River Union to suffer from the worst recorded Ebola outbreak since the disease was first diagnosed in 1976 in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The socio-economic impact of the disease has been devastating.

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CDC Global HealthSierra Leone

CDC Global HealthSierra Leone

Jul 25 2019 · A CDC country office was established in Sierra Leone in 2015 focusing on global health security and Ebola response. CDC works closely with Sierra Leone on strengthening laboratory surveillance emergency management and workforce capacity to respond to disease outbreaks.

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Republic of Sierra LeoneJustice

Republic of Sierra LeoneJustice

Sierra Leone Background information on the Republic of Sierra Leone Military Force (RSLMF) and the conflict in Sierra Leone in generalDec. 1999 (PDF) Information on the 1997 coup d etat ECOMOG harassment of civilians and the current situation in Sierra Leone.

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Sierra Leone Restorative justice and treatment of victims

Sierra Leone Restorative justice and treatment of victims

Jan 29 2019 · My home country Sierra Leone a tiny country in West Africa that saw a devastating war of bundles cruelty with no rules of engagement for a decade during which women and children suffered a lot in the hands of the warring factions but restorative justice and treatment of primary and secondary

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Travel Tips for Sierra Leone Updated Intl. GuideTravel

Travel Tips for Sierra Leone Updated Intl. GuideTravel

A malaria map is located on the Fit for Travel website which is compiled and maintained by experts from the Travel Health division at Health Protection Scotland (HPS). Go to fitfortravel.nhs and select Malaria Map from the Sierra Leone page on the Destinations menu or A-Z Index.

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Ebola virus epidemic in Sierra LeoneWikipedia

Ebola virus epidemic in Sierra LeoneWikipedia

Sierra Leone lost three of its top doctors by the end of August to Ebola. A fourth doctor Dr. Olivette Buck became ill with Ebola in September and died later that month. Dr. Olivette Buck was a Sierra Leone doctor who worked in Freetown who tested positive for Ebola on 9 September 2014 and died on 14 September 2014.

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Ebola Surveillance — Guinea Liberia and Sierra Leone MMWR

Ebola Surveillance — Guinea Liberia and Sierra Leone MMWR

Jul 08 2016 · Developing a surveillance system during a public health emergency is always challenging but is especially so in countries with limited public health infrastructure. Surveillance for Ebola virus disease (Ebola) in the West African countries heavily affected by Ebola (Guinea Liberia and Sierra Leone

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Study finds Ebola treatment ZMapp holds promise although

Study finds Ebola treatment ZMapp holds promise although

Oct 13 2016 · The trial enrolled 72 participants of any age with confirmed Ebola virus infection from March 2015 through November 2015. The participants came from Sierra Leone (54 patients) Guinea (12 patients) Liberia (five patients) and the United States (one patient a health care worker evacuated from Sierra Leone).

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Sierra Leone The Ebola treatment debate Politico SL

Sierra Leone The Ebola treatment debate Politico SL

Sierra Leone The Ebola treatment debate. By Kemo Cham. Many new grounds were broken during the 2014 Ebola outbreak notably the use of untested vaccines and drugs. The reasoning was that given the severity of the epidemic the affected countriesGuinea Liberia and Sierra Leonehad nothing to lose by using these candidate drugs and

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Sierra Leone The Ebola treatment debate Politico SL

Sierra Leone The Ebola treatment debate Politico SL

Sierra Leone The Ebola treatment debate. By Kemo Cham. Many new grounds were broken during the 2014 Ebola outbreak notably the use of untested vaccines and drugs. The reasoning was that given the severity of the epidemic the affected countriesGuinea Liberia and Sierra Leonehad nothing to lose by using these candidate drugs and

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The New Humanitarian Sierra Leone s slow progress on

The New Humanitarian Sierra Leone s slow progress on

Nov 13 2019 · In Sierra Leone mental health problems are widely believed to be caused by witchcraft or demons. That s why people refer to them as "noto ospitul sik"an illness that cannot be cured in a hospital due supposedly to its transcendental or spiritual nature.

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The Ebola treatment centre in Sierra Leone is all about

The Ebola treatment centre in Sierra Leone is all about

The security of the staff is ensured with full protective clothing while working in the high risk areas of the IFRC s Ebola treatment centre in Kenema Sierra Leone. The protective clothing adds a challenge to patient care but it is not impossible to show emotion behind the mask reminds Johanna Kangaspunta a nurse and a delegate for the Finnish Red Cross who has just returned from Sierra Leone.

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Refworld Sierra Leone Treatment of Revolutionary United

Refworld Sierra Leone Treatment of Revolutionary United

Nov 04 2003 · The signing of the Lome Peace Accord on 7 July 1999 in Lome Togo by the Government of the Republic of Sierra Leone and the Revolutionary United Front of Sierra Leone (RUF/SL or RUF) was an effort to end Sierra Leone s 10-year civil war (Sierra Leone 7 July 1999 Article 19 n.d. IPS 19 Dec. 2002).

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Sierra Leone womenequality and fair treatment

Sierra Leone womenequality and fair treatment

Mariama Dumbuya Sierra Leone Telegraph 14 June 2018 It was while I was attending the funeral service of the late Madam Abator Davidson at Christ Church during that I thought of writing this piece. She was a dedicated Sierra Leonean woman who spent her life advocating and campaigning for equality and the empowerment of Sierra Leonean

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Kerry TownWikipedia

Kerry TownWikipedia

Kerry Town is a village in the Rural District in the Western Area of Sierra Leone. the town is located about 31 kilometres (19 mi) from the national capital Freetown which lies to the west-north-west. The population of Kerry Town is largely from the Krio ethnic group. The Treatment of the Ebola Virus clinic is located in Kerry Town.

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Mental Health in Sierra Leone Beliefs Myths and Truth By

Mental Health in Sierra Leone Beliefs Myths and Truth By

people of Sierra Leone in order to identify the rationale behind their notions and beliefs regarding the myths and truths of mental health. 2.1 Civil War in Sierra Leone 1991-2001 The ten-year civil war in Sierra Leone has indeed caused tremendous impacts to the lives of the people.

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After Ebola. Sierra Leone s abandoned treatment centres VSO

After Ebola. Sierra Leone s abandoned treatment centres VSO

Feb 16 2017 · After Ebola. Sierra Leone s abandoned treatment centres . 16 Feb 2017 By Meryl Westlake. The abandoned Ebola Treatment Centre ETC at Makeni was one of a handful of centres in Sierra Leone built to contain and treat the deadly Ebola disease that devastated three West African nations and put the world on high alert.

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History of Sierra Leone Britannica

History of Sierra Leone Britannica

Other articles where History of Sierra Leone is discussed Sierra Leone History This discussion focuses on Sierra Leone from the 15th century. For a treatment of earlier periods and of the country in its regional context see western Africa history of.

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Sierra Leone SL Red Cross Trains Stakeholders On First

Sierra Leone SL Red Cross Trains Stakeholders On First

The Sierra Leone Red Cross Society (SLRCS) has on Friday conducted a First Aid treatment training session for some military personnel and staff of different government ministries at the conference

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Sierra Leone inspires hope with alternative treatment for

Sierra Leone inspires hope with alternative treatment for

A Sierra Leone student has discovered an alternative cure to an aggressive subtype of breast cancer commonly found in women of African descent a welcome relief in a continent that is overwhelmed by an unprecedented rise in cancer cases but with limited expertise and resources to tackle them.

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Web Sierra LeoneUnited Nations Office on Drugs and

Web Sierra LeoneUnited Nations Office on Drugs and

The fact that Sierra Leone is currently recovering from a civil war increases the country s risk of instability and hampers efforts to control drug trafficking. As for matters of crime prevention the United Nations have recently implemented the peace operation UNIPSIL. Drug dependence treatment situation

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Sierra Leone Cholera Outbreak Investigation 2012 To

Sierra Leone Cholera Outbreak Investigation 2012 To

the end of August 12 of 13 districts in Sierra Leone were cholera-affected. By September 25 2012 19 965 cases had been reported in Sierra Leone over half of them in Western Area. Cholera outbreaks have previously occurred in Sierra Leone with the last large outbreak occurring in 1995. On August 16 President Koroma declared the 2012

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Home mwr.gov.sl

I want to first thank H.E. the President Brig (Rtg) Julius Maada Bio for the great honour of appointing and entrusting me with the enormous responsibility of managing one of the major natural resource portfolios (Water Resources) of the Republic of Sierra Leone.

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Tackling malaria in Sierra Leone WHO Regional Office

Tackling malaria in Sierra Leone WHO Regional Office

Sierra Leone has one of the highest burdens of malaria in the world. The country s entire population is at risk of the disease and it is one of Sierra Leone s leading causes of death and illness. Our photo essay explores progress in reducing malaria cases and impacts in the West African country

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Sierra Leone Partners In Health

Sierra Leone Partners In Health

In Freetown we partner with the Sierra Leonean government to improve mental health care and treatment for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) at Sierra Leone Psychiatric Teaching Hospital (SLPTH) and Lakka Hospital respectively. All of the care delivered today at these facilities is unprecedented before PIH and the government s

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Establishment of an Ebola Treatment Unit and Laboratory

Establishment of an Ebola Treatment Unit and Laboratory

Oct 09 2015 · To date 8 704 Ebola cases and 3 955 Ebola deaths have been confirmed in Sierra Leone (2). The first Ebola treatment units (ETUs) in Sierra Leone were established in the eastern districts of Kenema and Kailahun where the first Ebola cases were detected and these districts were also the first to control the epidemic (3).

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NATIONAL EBOLA RECOVERY STRATEGY FOR SIERRA LEONE

NATIONAL EBOLA RECOVERY STRATEGY FOR SIERRA LEONE

National Ebola Recovery Strategy for Sierra Leone A. Background Context Sierra Leone is one of three countries in the Mano River Union to suffer from the worst recorded Ebola outbreak since the disease was first diagnosed in 1976 in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The socio-economic impact of the disease has been devastating.

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WHO Sierra Leone

WHO Sierra Leone

Mental health care during the Ebola virus disease outbreak in Sierra Leone 27 November 2017 Improving outcomes for caregivers through treatment of young people affected by war a randomized controlled trial in Sierra Leone 30 November 2015 Surgery as a public health intervention common misconceptions versus the truth 18 May 2011

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Global Health Sierra Leone U.S. Agency for

Global Health Sierra Leone U.S. Agency for

Dec 10 2019 · The USAID health program in Sierra Leone addresses key U.S. government priorities in technical areas such as malaria maternal and child health global health security and neglected tropical diseases. Since the end of the Ebola crisis in 2016 USAID has worked closely with the Government of Sierra Leone and other donors to ensure that basic

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Treatment of neuropathic pain in Sierra LeoneThe Lancet

Treatment of neuropathic pain in Sierra LeoneThe Lancet

Rebuilding Sierra Leone is an enormous task and how conditions develop in the wider context of West Africa remains to be seen. Fighting has recently increased in neighbouring Liberia. MSF s treatment of pain has both humanitarian and medical features.

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Sierra Leone gets punishment for Liberia treatment

Sierra Leone gets punishment for Liberia treatment

Oct 09 2019 · Fans of the Sierra Leone football team invaded the pitch and threw objects towards the players of the Liberia national team when they turned up for a warmup session on the eve of the world cup qualifier preliminary round second leg in Freetown on September 7 2019. Sierra Leone won the match 1-0 but Liberia progressed to the group stage after

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Ebola International Medical Corps

Ebola International Medical Corps

International Medical Corps worked in Liberia Sierra Leone Guinea Guinea-Bissau and Mali to strengthen local health care systems and lift the overall level of care and to better prepare these nations for future public health emergencies including Ebola.

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Ebola virus epidemic in Sierra LeoneWikipedia

Ebola virus epidemic in Sierra LeoneWikipedia

Sierra Leone lost three of its top doctors by the end of August to Ebola. A fourth doctor Dr. Olivette Buck became ill with Ebola in September and died later that month. Dr. Olivette Buck was a Sierra Leone doctor who worked in Freetown who tested positive for Ebola on 9 September 2014 and died on 14 September 2014.

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Water In CrisisSpotlight Sierra Leone

Water In CrisisSpotlight Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone is a familiar and news-worthy country. It is most often noted for its large and controversial industry of diamond mining. A brutal civil war that lasted a decade has left many images of amputees and refugees impoverished and displaced. Added to these struggles Sierra Leone is marked by the poorest standards of living.

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Sierra Leone The Ebola treatment debate Politico SL

Sierra Leone The Ebola treatment debate Politico SL

Nov 25 2015 · Sierra Leone The Ebola treatment debate. By Kemo Cham. Many new grounds were broken during the 2014 Ebola outbreak notably the use of untested vaccines and drugs. The reasoning was that given the severity of the epidemic the affected countriesGuinea Liberia and Sierra Leonehad nothing to lose by using these candidate drugs and

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