SLNA ELECTS NEW EXECUTIVE
The newly elected SLNA executive with the Chief Medical Officer Dr Daoh and the Chief Nursing Officer Mabel Carew during the official presentation of the executive at the Ministry of Health and Sanitation.
WORKING TOGETHER TO CARE
The President and Executive of the Sierra Leone Nurses Association encourage all nurses to join the SLNA so that together we can work to provide quality care for the benefit of the people of Sierra Leone.
Senesie Margao Elizabeth Atarrah
President-SLNA President Rutile Branch
INAUGURAL COMMONWEALTH NURSES CONFERENCE
Vice President of the SLNA, Mr Senesie Margao, attended the Inaugural Commonwealth Nurses Conference in London 10-11 March 2012. Mr Margao's attendance was sponsored by the Commonwealth Secretariat. Mr Margao's presentation at the conference was titled: Challenges for nurses and midwives of a government free health care initiative.
Mr Margao with the Commonwealth Secretary General and other sponsored delegates from Lesotho and Cameroon
MAKING PREGNANCY SAFER
The SLNA, in partnership with the Commonwealth Nurses Federation, and supported by the Sierra Leone Ministry of Health, is hosting a series of maternal health updates funded by the Burdett Trust for Nursing. The first of the updates was conducted in Freetown 13-16 February and Makeni 20-22 February. Updates were conducted in Kenema, Bo and Freetown Western District in May 2012.
WESTERN DISTRICT FREETOWN
FREE HEALTH CARE HAS ITS CHALLENGES FOR NURSES AND MIDWIVES
MORE HEALTH WORKERS NEEDED
Above: So many students graduate at the end of each year but very few are absorbed into the government system as qualified nurses; this late absorption means that a good number of them leave for greener pastures.