News and Events

Over the years, our team has developed excellent professional relations and contacts with key Government Ministries, UN Agencies and other international partners working in Sierra Leone. Currently, we are members of the national Health Sector Coordinating Committee (HSCC) and the National Health Sector Steering Committee (HSSG) – highest level decision-making bodies in the Ministry of Health and Sanitation. FOCUS 1000 is also the convener for both the National CSO Platform on Scaling up Nutrition (SUN) and the National Platform on Improving Immunization and NHeath System Strengthening.  

WASH VS&L

Evaluation of the WASH-Village Savings and Loans (VS&L) Linking Project Plan International has contracted FOCUS 1000 to conduct an endline assessment of the WASH-VS&L Linking

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DIASPORA ENGAGEMENT

Diaspora Engagement Strategy for the Health Sector Sierra Leone faces a massive shortage of professionals in the health sector. Following the protracted civil conflict, many

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TRANSMISSION OF HIV

Study on Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV Sierra Leone has made remarkable progress in increasing access to antenatal care (ANC) and PMTCT

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SMAC

SMAC GOAL the leading organization, Centers for Disease Control (CDC) gives technical input, BBC Media Action produces radio programming, Restless Development works with social mobilizers,

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ROTAVIRUS VACCINE

Communication Strategy for the Introduction of Rotavirus Vaccine in Sierra Leone Communication Strategy for the Introduction of Rotavirus Vaccine in Sierra Leone The Government of

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PREVENTING MALNUTRITION

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

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PACKAGED WATER

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

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NATIONAL AIDS

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

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IRMNH PROGRAMME

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

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EBOLA

Ebola KAP Study As of May 25, 2015, Sierra Leone has recorded a total of 8,608 confirmed cases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) with 4,014

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DISTRICT HEALTH SYSTEMS

Project Completion Report and Evaluation of Strengthening District Health Systems The Ministry of Health and Sanitation contracted FOCUS 1000 to conduct an evaluation of Strengthening

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