PREVENTING MALNUTRITION

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Developing Capacity to Prevent Malnutrition in Sierra Leone The Overseas Development Institute (ODI), through the Secure Livelihoods Research Consortium (SLRC), has partnered with FOCUS 1000 in conducting research on capacity development for the prevention of malnutrition in Sierra Leone. Malnutrition rates remain persistently high in Sierra Leone, despite numerous efforts by Government and development partners…

PACKAGED WATER

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Improving the Regulation, Monitoring, and Quality of the Packaged Water Industry in Sierra Leone; And Sensitizing the Consumer-base Households in Sierra Leone face a serious challenge in having access to safe drinking water. In the past few years, the packaged water industry has seen dramatic boom in production in response to consumers’ demand for safer,…

NATIONAL FOOD AND NUTRITION POLICY

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Alignment of Implementation Plan on National Food and Nutrition Policy The government of Sierra Leone has given high priority to the issue of nutrition and food security, as part of its commitment to the Agenda for Prosperity, and to strengthen efforts to accelerate the achievement of the MDGs. A national nutrition policy has been developed…

NATIONAL AIDS

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National AIDS Spending Assessment Sierra Leone has a stabilized HIV epidemic of 1.5% prevalence, and is on track to meet the targets of the Millennium Development Goals on HIV and AIDS. The Government and development partners have instituted two National Strategic Plans aiming to put Sierra Leone on a path to zero new infections by…

IRMNH PROGRAMME

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Multi-Year Annual Survey to Monitor Program Effectiveness of the Improving Reproductive, Maternal and Newborn Health (IRMNH) Programme in Sierra Leone HERA has partnered with FOCUS 1000 to establish a baseline and monitor the effectiveness of DFID´s supported programme Improving Reproductive, Maternal and Newborn Health (IRMNH) in Sierra Leone, particularly the two outputs for which UNFPA…