Tag Archives: Sierra Leone

New Website for the Health Community in Sierra Leone

With a grant from the Tropical Health and Education Trust (THET) the UK – Sierra Leone Health Partners Network  (UKSLHPN) will be working in consultation with the Sierra Leone Ministry of Health and Sanitation to provide a website for promoting … Continue reading

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The Ebola Pocket Library v.1.1

The WiderNet Project and WiderNet@UNC have developed the Ebola Pocket Library as a free-to-copy digital off-line library for people responding to the Ebola crisis in Africa — especially local health care workers in Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone. This collection includes high-quality … Continue reading

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Getting together – At Last !

A.  Ministers of Health in many countries with low resources rightly complain that there are too many donors all doing ‘their own thing’ in countries which are not their own – and  regardless of that nation’s policies. B.  On the … Continue reading

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THET in Sierra Leone

In the first of a series of blogs focusing on THET’s ( Tropical Health and Education Trust ) work in Sierra Leone, THET’s Communications Officer, Timur Bekir, visits Kambia District Hospital to document the work of two THET funded health … Continue reading

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The COMAHS library, Sierra Leone

The COMAHS ( College of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences ) library is presently facing several challenges in endeavouring to adequately satisfy its clientele in the face of inadequate resources. The student population has increased , adding pressure on the … Continue reading

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Safe motherhood project in Sierra Leone

Building on the success of a three year DelPHE-funded project Community health information for poverty alleviation in Sierra Leone which supported and evaluated the work of health promoters in Sierra Leone, a successful funding bid to Wales for Africa has … Continue reading

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Uganda – The African Prisons Project (APP)

“APP also supports health, legal and reintegration projects. It sees libraries at the heart of its activities …” This is from a published report by Susan Mahony who works on collection development for APP and visited Uganda last year. She … Continue reading

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Nurse Training and Maternal Health in Africa

Nurse training in Zambia and maternal health in Kambia ( Sierra Leone ) are both featured in the latest newsletter from the Tropical Health and Education Trust ( THET ). Follow links from http://www.thet.org

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African Health Libraries get together in Burkina Faso

A very successful Congress took place in Burkina Faso in October 2010. From our (PHI’s) point of view the meeting with the Ken-AHILA group was particularly useful in discussing ways in which the Kenya partnership might go forward. Nance M’Jamtu-Sie … Continue reading

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