The Government of Sierra Leone does not fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking; however, it is making significant efforts to do so. The government demonstrated increasing efforts compared to the previous reporting period; therefore, Sierra Leone remained on Tier 2. The government demonstrated increasing efforts by investigating and initiating prosecutions of ... Read More»

USAID Supports MSH/SIAPS To Strengthen Pharmaceutical Sector Post-Ebola

The availability of essential medicines to patients is vital for Sierra Leone’s health system. Towards this goal, USAID is supporting Management Sciences for Health (MSH) through Systems for Improved Access to Pharmaceutical Services (SIAPS) to ensure that high quality medicines are reaching patients by providing leadership and development training for Directorate of Drugs and Medical ... Read More»

United States Government Extends Support for Infection Prevention and Control

On April 26, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) signed a memorandum of agreement with the University of Sierra Leone to establish IPC Phase 2, an academic program and mobile training on Infection Prevention and Control (IPC).  The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) provided $3 million to support this initiative. During the Ebola ... Read More»

U.S. Mission Supports Ebola-Affected Village

Dodo village, located in a remote part of Moyamba District, was devastated by the Ebola outbreak. Quarantines forced the villagers to eat most of their seeds and animals to survive. With financial support from the Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Program, Dodo Youth Farmer’s Association is rebuilding the community’s agriculture. Villagers have purchased tools, cultivated 20 acres ... Read More»

U.S. Government Partners to Train Healthcare Workers on New-born and Postnatal Care.

USAID is partnering with Concern Worldwide to train 165 healthcare workers ranging from volunteer assistants to midwives in nine health centers. The trainings are held on-site at health facilities to address the challenges and resources limitations that health care staff faces on a regular basis. Trained participants have expressed gratitude for the opportunity to learn ... Read More»

U.S. Mission Creates New Opportunities for Fishing Community

The Tassor Fish Mongers Association is creating new economic opportunities in Tissana, a coastal community in Moyamba District, with support from the U.S. Mission.  We visited the project site on February 13 and learned that community members have repaired 12 boats, mended and trimmed 750 meters of fishing net, reconstructed an oven facility for smoking ... Read More»

Check Out Our New Site!

Yes, we have a brand new website! Have a look around! The new-look website has seven sections representing broad topics that may be of interest to you. The sections are broken down further into sub-categories to assist you in finding specific information. The Seven Sections are: Visas – For all your Visa needs and questions. U.S. Citizen Services – ... Read More»
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