MINISTRY OF HEALTH FUNDS SLNA TO PROVIDE EBOLA PREVENTION TRAINING FOR NURSES
The Sierra Leone Ministry of Health and Sanitation funded the Sierra Leone Nurses Association to conduct Ebola infection prevention training in Bo, Kenema, Kailahun, Kono, Bombali, Koinadugu and Kambia Districts, and the Western Area. A copy of the report can be accessed from the link below as well as the challenges and recommendations identified by the nurses who attended the training.
Report on the training of Nurses on the prevention and care of Ebola patients by the Sierra Leone Nurses Association
* the continuing training of nurses;
* provision of food support to nurses in quarantine;
* supportive supervision by SLNA and senior nurses;
* support in the future for the children of the nurses who have
died, especially those nurses who were not working but
volunteered and lost their lives."
SIERRA LEONE ATTENDS CNMF 21st BIENNIAL MEETING AND CONFERENCE
SIERRA LEONE CHIEF NURSE ELECTED TO BOARD OF CNMF
At the 21st Biennial Meeting of the Ms Hossinatu Mary Kanu was elected unopposed to the positiion of Board Member for the West Africa Region of the Commonwealth Nurses and Midwives Federation. Sierra Leone nurses can be very proud that this is only the second time a nurse from Sierra Leone has been elected to this position; the previous Board member from Sierra Leone being Miss Nadia Osborne who served from 1982-1990. The CNMF President congratulated Ms Hossinatu and the Board looks forward to her contribution to the work of the CNMF over the next four years.
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