Engagement of Traditional Healers in Port Loko and Kambia District Bush to Bush Campaign

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FOCUS 1000 and partners including SMAC consortium, MoHS, UNICEF, Red Cross, WHO, OXFAM and EU, supported The Sierra Leone Indigenous Traditional Healers Union to engage its membership within Port Loko and Kambia Districts from the 5th to 18th August 2015, to facilitate their total commitment in creating maximum awareness about Ebola among their members and communities, while involving them in active search for Ebola cases in shrines and communities so that zero cases can be reached and maintained.

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World Breastfeeding Week

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Sierra Leone, 1-7 August, 2015 - The Health and Nutrition Civil Society platform, in collaboration with Kombra Media Network supported government in celebrating World Breastfeeding Week. Starting on Saturday 7th August 2015, civil society, community based organisations and religious leaders came together with media partners to air a series of radio programmes on breastfeeding across the country.

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Kombra Media Network Training On Ethics and Reporting on Health Issues

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The Kombra Media Network (KMN) with support from Health and Nutrition Sierra Leone Civil Society Platform (HANSL CSP), FOCUS 1000 and ACF, conducted a 3-day training from the 29th to 31st July 2015, for 52 (Fifty-Two) media practitioners selected across the country on ‘Ethics and Reporting on Health Issues’.

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Vice President Launches Food and Nutrition Security Implementation Plan

Freetown, 2nd July, 2015 - On Thursday 2nd July, the Vice President, Hon. Victor Foh, launched the Food and Nutrition Security Implementation Plan 2013-2017 at Radisson Blu, Mamie Yoko Hotel in Aberdeen, Freetown. Over 150 government representatives from the Ministry of Health, Parliamentarians, Paramount Chiefs, UN Family, Donor Agencies and Civil Society attended this event hosted by SUN Secretariat.

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