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President Koroma's speech on WAD 1st Dec 2012 PDF Print E-mail
Mr Osho Coker,Secretary to the President

President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma has said in a nationwide broadcast that HIV and AIDS would continue to be one of the key issues in his Government's development agenda in the Agenda for Prosperity. The President gave this assurance in his nationwide broadcast message as President of Sierra Leone and Chairman of the National HIV/AIDS Commission to commemorate World AIDS Day on Saturday 1st December 2012.

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The UNAIDS Country Coordinator first Official Visit to the First Lady of Sierra Leone PDF Print E-mail

Dr. Job Sagbohan presenting his statement to the First Lady, H.E Sia Nyama Koroma

On the 28th August 2012, the newly appointed UNAIDS Country Coordinator to Sierra Leone Dr. Job Sagbohan paid a courtesy call to Her Excellency, The First Lady of The Republic of Sierra Leone Madam Sia Nyama Koroma at her residence at Hill Station. He was accompanied and introduced by Dr. Brima Kargbo, the Director   of The National AIDS Secretariat (NAS) and by Mr. Bockari Samba, the UNAIDS Programme Officer.

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Minister Launched Central Public Health Reference Laboratory PDF Print E-mail

The minister of Health and Sanitation Mrs. Zainab Hawa Bangura on Tuesday 21st August 2012 launched the Central Public Health Reference Laboratory (HIV and other infectious disease) and the Inauguration of the National Surveillance and Laboratory Technical working group at Lakka in Freetown.

Launching the Reference Laboratory, Mrs. Zainab Bangura said that for far too long the importance of an effective laboratory has not been integrated into the health sector. Sierra Leone she said has not been able to do much in that direction but with the determination of the government a quality referral laboratory is now up and running.

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THE UNAIDS COUNTRY COORDINATOR VISITS NAS PDF Print E-mail

The newly appointed UNAIDS Country Coordinator  (UCC) for Sierra Leone, Dr. Job Sagbohan  accompanied by members of the Country Team made a familiarization visit to the National AIDS Secretariat on Wednesday 15th August 2012  to get first hand information on the national HIV response.

The Team was received by Dr. Brima Kargbo and Heads of Unit of the secretariat.

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President Koroma Calls for Mobilization of In-Country Resources to Sustain Fight against HIV/AIDS PDF Print E-mail
H.E. President Koroma addressing NAC members 7-08-2013

His Excellency Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma has said at the 7th National AIDS Commission (NAC) meeting held at state house on 23rd July 2013 that Sierra Leone has made significant progress towards universal access to HIV/AIDS services as well as meeting the MDG target on HIV/AIDS by 2015.He however noted that mobilization of domestic resources was very much crucial to sustain the fight against HIV/AIDS in the country.

“Our coverage rate on treatment for adult and children infected with HIV rose from 33% in 2010 to about 52% in 2012. Treatment among pregnant HIV positive women increased from 47% in 2011 to 96% in 2012. We have also witnessed recorded increased survival rate among people infected with the disease from 83% in 2010 to 92.6% in 2012”. President Koroma disclosed.

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Newsflash

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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