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U.S. Ambassador Visits School of Midwifery in Makeni

U.S. Ambassador to Sierra Leone, Maria E. Brewer, announced the opening of a new skills lab, library and computer lab at the School of Midwifery (SOMM) in Makeni. The U.S. Health Resources & Services Administration (www.HRSA.gov) with support from the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS relief (PEPFAR) carried out the necessary renovations, procurement and ...
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U.S. Ambassador Cuts Ribbon for the first ever Insectary in Makeni

On Friday 12 April 2019, the U.S. Ambassador to Sierra Leone, Maria E. Brewer, gave remarks at the official opening of Sierra Leone’s first Vector-borne Disease Insectary and Laboratory (VDIL) in a ribbon-cutting ceremony officiated by the Honorable Minister of Health, Professor Alpha T. Wurie. VDIL was developed with the support of the United States ...
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U.S. Coast Guard Vessel “Thetis” Rescues Two Fishermen in the Gulf of Guinea

      U.S. Coast Guard Vessel “Thetis” Rescues Two Fishermen in the Gulf of Guinea  GULF OF GUINEA — The U.S. Coast Guard Vessel called the “Thetis” (WMEC-910) conducted a rescue-at-sea of two fishermen, who were presumed dead, approximately 40 miles south of Sierra Leone in the Gulf of Guinea, March 14, 2019. Watchstanders ...
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President Bio Speaks to Corporate Council on Africa During Trip to United States

During his March 2019 trip to the United States, President Bio traveled to Boston, Massachusetts and Washington DC. He spoke at Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In Boston, our U.S. Embassy Freetown Economics Section organized an investors round table breakfast where the Chief Minister and other VIP speakers addressed American senior executives and ...
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U.S. Ambassador Hands Over Personal Protective Equipment to the RSLAF

  United States Mission Sierra Leone Office of Security Cooperation Press Release Freetown                                                                                                                     March 6, 2019 Contact: Emily Royse Green Tel: 099 105 500 U.S. Ambassador Hands Over Personal Protective Equipment to the RSLAF On Thursday, 28 February 2019, the U.S. Ambassador to Sierra Leone, Maria E. Brewer, handed over Personal Protective Equipment ...
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