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Father Fears For His Son

Posted by RCG-SL on December 8, 2014 at 5:35 AM Comments comments (0)

The father of the man who escaped traditional wrath after rescuing his younger sister from the hands of Sowes in Mafofoneh Village, Kambia District, is still grieving his loss amidst persistent demands by the elders of the community that his son must answer to the sacrilege he committed.



Muctarr Kabba was informed by some of his fa...

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Ebola impact in the Mano River Union

Posted by RCG-SL on October 24, 2014 at 9:40 AM Comments comments (0)

By Alpha Bedoh Kamara

The economic devastation caused by the ebola pandemic in the three West African countries most affected: Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, all in the Mano River Union, is creating a circle of unseen social instability, economic stagnation and breakdown on societal values.

While efforts by the international community are being centered in the prevention and containment of the virus, they should also be thinking about plans for post-ebola engagements with the g...

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Ebola impact in the Mano River Union

Posted by RCG-SL on October 20, 2014 at 11:45 AM Comments comments (0)

By Alpha Bedoh Kamara

The economic devastation caused by the ebola pandemic in the three West African countries most affected: Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, all in the Mano River Union, is creating a circle of unseen social instability, economic stagnation and breakdown on societal values.


While efforts by the international community are being centered in the prevention and containment of the virus, they should also be thinking about plans for post-ebola engagement...

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ODINSAL Provides Support In Ebola Fight In Sierra Leone

Posted by RCG-SL on September 29, 2014 at 10:35 AM Comments comments (0)

By Alpha Bedoh Kamara



Mrs. Kallon handing over Personal Protective Equipment to healtcare workers


The Non-Governmental Organization, ODINSAL, which over the years has engaged in educational and health related issues in Sierra Leone, is now supporting efforts by the Government of Sierra Leone to contain the spread of the Ebola virus.

Sierra Leone ...

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China Intervenes In Ebola Fight In Sierra Leone

Posted by RCG-SL on September 27, 2014 at 9:10 AM Comments comments (0)


China CDC Team & Amb., H.E. Yanbo with Pres. Koroma

The Chinese Government has again come onboard fully in Sierra Leone to contain the spread of ebola by installing a temporal mobile lab and permanent lab structure.

The Government of the People’s Republic of China through its Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Friday 5th September presented proposals ...

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China successfully tests Ebola RNA samples for 1st time

Posted by RCG-SL on September 27, 2014 at 8:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Chinese experts have successfully tested the Ebola RNA samples for the first time at Sierra Leone-China Friendship Hospital, some 30 kilometers from the capital city Freetown.


 

Medical experts of a laboratory team from the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention test samples of Ebola virus at Sierra Leone-China Friendship Hospital in Freetown, capital of Sierra Leo...

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Sierra Leone widens Ebola quarantine to three more districts

Posted by RCG-SL on September 25, 2014 at 1:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Sierra Leone's President Ernest Bai Koroma has widened a quarantine to include another one million people in an attempt to curb the spread of Ebola.



The northern districts of Port Loko and Bombali and Moyamba in the south have been sealed off immediately.


Nearly 600 people have died of the virus in Sierra Leone and two eastern districts have been isolated since the beginning of August.

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Human Rights Boss Talks on Rights and Ebola

Posted by RCG-SL on September 23, 2014 at 3:15 PM Comments comments (0)

By Alpha Bedoh Kamara

The Human Rights Commission in Sierra Leone (HRCSL) is continuing efforts in the promotion of human rights in the country and new Boss, Mr. Brima A. Sheriff, says the Commission will be utilizing the efforts of all stakeholders in the promotion of human rights to ensure the protection of all.


However, faced with the ebola crises that continue to crumple the economy and almost a...

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Health Workers Critical To Ministry???s Positive Impact

Posted by RCG-SL on September 23, 2014 at 3:10 PM Comments comments (0)

The Minority Leader of Parliament, Hon. Banadette Lahai, while commending President Koroma for appointing two health professionals to serve as ministers in the Ministry of Health said she is optimistic they will make the expected impact if the doctors, nurses and other health care workers provide the willingness, commitment and patriotism to support their efforts.

Presidential Nominees for the position of Minister of Health and Sanitation, Dr. Abu Bakarr Fofanah and Deputy Minister II ...

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EDITORIAL: Heartless and Unpatriotic

Posted by RCG-SL on September 23, 2014 at 2:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Our people are dying and our lives are being threatened on a daily bases by ebola and when some Sierra Leoneans are taking the risk to contain the spread of the virus others are bent on exploiting the situation for money.

Heartless and unpatriotic! Reason for our nation to continue to swaddle in the slow development pace we are in, despite continued efforts by the Government to change our economic and social predicament.

As long as we continue to think like aliens in our own count...

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National Policy on Non-Communicable Diseases Launched

Posted by RCG-SL on September 9, 2013 at 9:35 AM Comments comments (0)

SierraLeone’s National Policy and the Strategic Plan of Action for Non-CommunicableDiseases for 2013 – 2017 have been launched by the Ministerof Health and Sanitation,Miatta Kargbo, on Friday 6th September2013 at the Miata Conference Hall.

The saidimplementation of the National Non-Communicable Diseases Strategic Plan isessential for the reduction of the prevalence of NCDs in Sierra Leone.

“Theimplementation of this National Policy on NCDs will be of great signif...

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