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UN takes the SDGs to regional headquarter towns

The United Nations system in Sierra Leone has launched a nationwide campaign to promote the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDGs are a set of seventeen development goals to be achieved by … [Read More]

At 6 months old, Naomi was severely malnourished. A community health worker in Kono District, Sierra Leone, recognized her condition and helped get her life-saving treatment.
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Caring for malnourished children in Ebola-affected Sierra Leone

With the devastating Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone now over, a longstanding health crisis comes back into focus: malnutrition. Through a community-based approach, UNICEF and its partners are … [Read More]


UNICEF Expression of Interest 2016

Dear Partners   UNICEF is pleased to launch the Expression of Interest (EoI) for national and international NGOs who would like to appeal for partnership with UNICEF in 2016 and … [Read More]

Pan Family Theatre Group in Port Loko, Sierra Leone, perform an Ebola prevention-themed play as part of social mobilization efforts to maintain community vigilance against transmission of the virus. 
© UNICEF Sierra Leone/2015/Kassaye

In Sierra Leone, preventing Ebola with a laugh

A theatre group in Sierra Leone uses comedy to share the message that Ebola may be almost gone, but awareness is still a matter of life and death. PORT LOKO DISTRICT, Sierra Leone – Pa Jonsin is … [Read More]

Interim Resident Coordinator addresses the gathering

Sierra Leone observes UN Day, UN Resident Coordinator calls for collective international action

The interim United Nations Resident Coordinator in Sierra Leone, Dr. Gabriel Rugalema on Monday 26 October, 2015 called for collective international action to overcome the numerous crises that the … [Read More]

UNICEF Field Support Officer Lois Kamara talks with Okada (motorbike taxi) drivers in Port Loko, Sierra Leone, about Ebola prevention measures and the role of Okada drivers, in an effort to reach zero Ebola cases.  
© UNICEF Sierra Leone/2015

In Sierra Leone, fighting Ebola on two wheels

Drivers of motorbike taxis, a favourite mode of public transport in Sierra Leone, join the cause in stamping out Ebola transmission. FREETOWN, Sierra Leone, 12 October 2015 – In Sierra Leone, one of … [Read More]

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