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2017 Sierra Leone Trafficking in Persons Report

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»