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MONITORING AND EVALUATION SYSTEM STRENGTHENING TOOL (MESST) WORKSHOP PDF Print E-mail

From left to right: Mr Abdulrahman Sessay - Dep. Director NAS, Patricia Ongpin - UNAIDS Strategic Policy Advisor, Jeanne Kamara - Country Manager Christian AID, Rev Alimamy Kargbo - CCM Chair, and Marie Benjamin - SWAASL.

The National HIV/AIDS Secretariat in collaboration with its partners held a three day workshop on the 9th to 11th March 2017. The aim of the workshop was to access the National HIV M&E System. The National HIV M&E Assessment is a diagnostic exercise that enables stakeholders in HIV M&E to identify strengths and weaknesses in the current system and recommend actions to improve the system.

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World’s AIDS Day Commemoration 2016 PDF Print E-mail

HAPPY KIDS displayed the theme “Hands up for HIV Prevention, Treatment, Care and Support”

Sierra Leone joined the global village to commemorate World AIDS Day on Thursday 1st December 2016. This year’s event stands in solidarity with the 78 million people who have become infected with HIV and remember the 35 million who have died from AIDS-related illnesses since the first cases of HIV were reported.

December 1st every year is commemorated around the globe as World AIDS Day, geared towards raising awareness about the disease, examine the strides made in combating the disease and map out new method in tackling the disease.

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Advocacy visit to Sierra Leone by The Executive Director of The Global Fund - Dr. Mark Richard Dybul PDF Print E-mail

Dr. Mark Dybul with HAPPY KIDS

The Global Fund involvement in to Sierra Leone dated back 2002, since that time, the Global Fund have been providing the bulk of the funding to support the fight against TB, Malaria and HIV/AAIDS. But over time the Global Fund has increasingly interested in strengthening the Health System Component (HSS) as a whole underpinning the realization of the fact that unless we address the issue of the health work force, pharmaceutical supply change and enhancing the capacity of hospitals and laboratories, all investment in these interventions would come at stake has had been with Ebola.

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WORLD AIDS DAY 1ST DECEMBER 2015 PDF Print E-mail

The National AIDS Commission and its partners commemorate this year World AIDS Day on Tuesday 1st December 2015 at the Kenema City Plaza. This year’s event which is held with the theme “Fast-track to end AIDS: get tested” has the former Vice President of Uganda Dr. Speciosa Wandira Kazibwe as a special Guest of Honour.

Launching of the HIV/AIDS National Strategic Plan 2016 - 2020

Delivering the commemoration message the Minister of Health and Sanitation who represented His Excellency Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma thanked the people of Kenema for hosting the World’s AIDS Day,as this was part of government’s devolved commitment in bringing its people closer. The function was capped with the launching of the 2016 strategy geared towards reducing new HIV infections to zero.

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DUO HIV/SYLPHILIS RAPID TEST KIT LAUNCHING PDF Print E-mail

DUO HIV/SYLPHILIS RAPID TEST KIT LAUNCHING          DATE: 24TH NOVEMBER 2015 VENUE:     DWORZARK FARM COMMUNITY HOSPITAL.

In an effort to intensify and increase awareness of HIV among women, adolescent girlsand children, the First Lady of the Republic of Sierra Leone; Madam Sia Nyama Koroma together with the National HIV and AIDS Secretariat, National HIV and AIDS control programme, UNAIDS, WHO and UNFPA on Tuesday 24th November launched a Duo HIV/Syphilis Rapid Test Kit at the Dworzark Farm Community Health Centre in Freetown. This SD Bioline HIV/Syphilis Duo rapid test kit is an efficient and economical diagnostic tool that allows HIV pregnant women to be screened for both HIV and syphilis concurrently and delivers actionable results to clinicians at the point-of-care—enabling them to treat patients promptly on a case by case basis.

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Re-advitised TOR and request for expression of interest for viral load monitoring and EID August 2016



Request for Expression of Interest (EOI) for Technical Assistance for implementation of Viral Load Testing, Monitoring and Early Infant Diagnosis.


RE-Advertised 8th August, 2016.


The Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM) of Sierra Leone has received a Grant from the Global Fund towards the cost of the HIV/AIDS Response Program in Sierra Leone and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this grant to payments under the contract for which this Request for Expression of Interest (EOI) is issued.

The National AIDS Secretariat (NAS), acting on behalf of the CCM of Sierra Leone is soliciting

expression of Interests (EOI) from qualified and eligible Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and Consulting Firms to provide  technical assistance assignments for the National HIV AIDS Secretariat (NAS) in  implementation of Viral Load Testing and monitoring and Early Infant Diagnostic (EID).

Introduction

The National AIDS Secretariat (NAS), acting on behalf of the CCM of Sierra Leone is soliciting expression of Interests (EOI) from qualified and eligible Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and Consulting Firms to provide the following technical assistance assignments for the National HIV AIDS Secretariat (NAS).


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