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UNFPA Sierra Leone newsletter January-June 2021

Newsletter

Welcome to our January-June edition of the UNFPA Sierra Leone newsletter which attempts to give our readers a synopsis of what has been achieved so far by the agency in 2021. This includes: the graduation of new midwives who are expected to  help reduce the gap in the midwifery workforce in Sierra Leone, our support to the Government of Sierra Leone through the Ministry of Health and Sanitation with equipment that is critical in building a strong health care worker force,  a retreat that was held for members of the Adolescent and Youth Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights taskforce and our efforts in Kabala where hubs will be established for easy access to sexual and reproductive health information and access to contraceptives for adolescent girls.

Full review

Ensuring rights and choices for all during the COVID-19 pandemic

Annual Report

The COVID-19 pandemic showed us just how vital UNFPA’s mandate is around the world and in Sierra Leone because all too often when crisis strikes, it is women and girls who are mostly affected. In 2020, UNFPA in Sierra Leone was committed to keeping a human rights approach ahead and centre of our mandate to ensure the success of our vital initiatives so we can deliver our three transformative results. 

 

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Sierra Leone Demographic and Health Survey 2019

Technical Reports and Document

The Government of Sierra Leone, through the Ministry of Health and Sanitation and Statistics Sierra Leone (Stats SL), together with its development partners, conducted the 2019 Sierra Leone Demographic and Health Survey (2019 SLDHS).

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UNFPA Sierra Leone Covid-19 Situation Report July-August 2020

Situation Report

UNFPA Sierra Leone continues to deliver a comprehensive programme on sexual and reproductive health, while responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Preceptorship policy and implementation guidelines for clinical competency building of midwifery and nursing students and residents

Publication

The concept of preceptorship in professional midwifery and nursing education, hinges on the three cornerstones of knowledge, skills and practical experience. The three must be balanced for delivery of quality health care. Preceptorship is a critical component in the transfer of competencies for quality health care needed to achieve the health-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

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Basic Facts About Depo-Subq “Chuk”

Fact Sheet

Depo SubQ is a family planning method that can be used by all sexually active women and young females. This factsheet provides helpful information about using Depo SubQ.

 

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Planning for Continuity of Maternal Health and Family Planning Services During the Covid-19 Pandemic - Overview Report of Rapid Assessments of 14 Health Facilities UNFPA and MoHS

Technical Reports and Document

This study was conducted to determine the readiness of health care facilities to continue maternal health and family planning services during the COVID-19 pandemic and identify ways to support them.

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Health Facility Assessment On Availability of Reproductive Health Commodities and Services in Sierra Leone, 2019

Annual Report

The survey is designed to provide an overall picture of the availability and level of stock-outs, assess relevant aspects of health facility resources, clients’ perception about the quality of family planning services and their appraisal of costs incurred to access the services.

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UNFPA Sierra Leone Covid-19 Situation Report May-June 2020

Situation Report

UNFPA Sierra Leone continues to deliver a comprehensive programme on sexual and reproductive health, while responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Full review

Saving Lives in Sierra Leone Programme: Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet

The Saving Lives in Sierra Leone Programme (SLiSL) which is funded by the Government of the United Kingdom, aims to reduce maternal, neonatal and child mortality by 25 per cent. The programme is being implemented by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the World Health Organization (WHO).

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