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President Koroma hands over discharge certificate to Adama

Sierra Leone releases last Ebola patient, becomes hopeful for life after Ebola

  Sierra Leone released its last known Ebola patient, 35 year-old Adama Sankoh, on Monday 24 August 2015 from the Mateneh Ebola Treatment Centre in Makeni, in the northern Bombali … [Read More]

Statement from the United Nations Country Team in Sierra Leone over the rape and murder of a young woman at Lumley Beach, Freetown

Statement from the United Nations Country Team in Sierra Leone over the rape and murder of a young woman at Lumley Beach, Freetown Freetown, 19 August 2015- The UN Country Team (UNCT) in Sierra … [Read More]

United Nations Country Team in Sierra Leone statement on the ban on pregnant girls returning to schools and taking exams

United Nations Country Team in Sierra Leone statement on the ban on pregnant girls returning to schools and taking exams 14 April 2015, Freetown- The United Nations in Sierra Leone notes the … [Read More]

James and his siblings pass their quarantine in a UNICEF-supported OICC, under the care of survivors like OICC manager Alfred Pujeh (left).

Surviving together, in Ebola-hit Sierra Leone

UNICEF’s Observational Interim Care Centres provide new hope for children under quarantine and a new mission for the Ebola survivors who serve in them. FREETOWN, Sierra Leone, 3 March 2015 – … [Read More]

Ward 356 social mobilizer Zainab Rogers (left) advises Hassan Bangura, 20, what he should do if one of his loved ones begins showing signs of Ebola

Social mobilizers empower ‘hotspot’ communities to fight Ebola in Sierra Leone

“Communities are at the forefront of the response.” – UNICEF Global Ebola Emergency Coordinator Dr. Peter Salama FREETOWN, Sierra Leone, 28 January 2015 – On a bright, hot day, Andrew Koroma … [Read More]

An inter-agency mission kicks off Ebola Recovery Assessment in Sierra Leone

Press Release An inter-agency mission kicks off Ebola Recovery Assessment in Sierra Leone Freetown, 15 January 2015-An inter-agency team has begun an Ebola Recovery Assessment (ERA) mission in … [Read More]

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