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WORLD AIDS DAY COMMEMORATED WITH THE HOPE OF ENDING THE EPIDEMIC BY 2015 PDF Print E-mail

The National AIDS Commission (NAS) on December, 2011 commemorated the World AIDS Day with the global Theme “Getting to Zero NEW HIV infection by 2015. BELIEVE IT! DO IT!”. As part of his global message on the commemoration of World AIDS Day. The United Nations Secretary- General Ban Kin Moon said that “as the world is heading into the fourth decade of the epidemic, there is hope that an end into the epidemic will be achieved. This hope of realizing the global vision of a zero new HIV infection, zero discrimination and zero AIDS- related death is strengthened by the progress made so far in scaling down on the growth of the epidemic”.

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5th National AIDS Council Meeting PDF Print E-mail

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On August 19th 2011, at the State House, Freetown, Sierra Leone,

The fifth National AIDS Council meeting was chaired for the fifth consecutive time by H.E. the President of the Republic of Sierra Leone Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma.

The fifth National AIDS Council (NAC) was truly a historical event in the national response to HIV and AIDS in Sierra Leone, witnessing the official launch and handing over of the 5 Key Pillar Documents to H.E. the President of Sierra Leone by the Director of the National AIDS Secretariat (NAS) Dr. Brima Kargbo.

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Training on Sexual and Gender-Based Violence and Post-Exposure Prophylaxis PDF Print E-mail

Salamatu Barley of UNAIDS making her presentation on Gender Issues

The National AIDS Control Programme (NACP) in collaboration with the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS), and the International  Rescue Mission (IRC) have just concluded two sets of trainings on Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) and Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP).

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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AMBASSADOR AND ENTURAGE PAYS AN OFFICIAL VISIT TO THE HIV AND INFECTIOUS DISEASES REFERENCE LABORATORY AT LAKKA PDF Print E-mail

On the 16th March 2011 the United States of America Ambassador to Sierra Leone, Michael Owen and Entourage including delegation from AIDS Health Care Foundation paid an official visit to the HIV and Infectious Diseases reference Laboratory reconstructed by the National HIV and AIDS Secretariat situated at Lakka in the outskirt of Freetown. In his address he praised the government of Sierra Leone for the leadership role played in stabilizing the HIV epidemic in the country.  He also lauded the effort and energetic leadership of the Director, Dr. Brima Kargbo for transforming a dilapidated structure to a modern and next to non Reference Laboratory in Sierra Leone. He described Sierra Leone as a Centre of excellence. He further said that Sierra Leone because of its laboratory policy is above many other countries in the Sub- region.

 

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The Honourable Minister of Health and Sanitation Madam Zainab H. Bangura addressing NAS staff

The Honourable Minister of Health and Sanitation Madam Zainab H. Bangura addressing NAS staff

Familiarization visit by the Honourable Minister of Health and Sanitation – Mrs. Zainab H. Bangura – to the National HIV/AIDS Secretariat (NAS), on Saturday 26th February 2011

On Saturday, 26th February 2011, the Honourable Minister, Ministry of Health and Sanitation made a courtesy call to the National HIV/AIDS Secretariat. This form part of the familiarization visits to health-related institutions undertaken by the Honourable Minister. The primary objective is to have firsthand information of NAS’s operations.

The Director of NAS, Dr. Brima Kargbo welcomed the Minister to the Secretariat and congratulated her, for being the first Minister to visit the Secretariat since its inception in 2002. He assured her of NAS commitments to the campaign against HIV and AIDS in the country.

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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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