AWARENESS TIMES
Sierra Leone News & Information

State House | Press Union | Lumley Beach | AllAfrica | SL-Web

www.awarenesstimes.com

  Giving Knowledge to the People
welcome to sierra leone's premier news source
Last Updated: Aug 13th, 2007 - 03:41:29 
Front Page 
 
 NEWS
 Breaking News
 Local News
 Politics
 Photo News
 Video News
 
 EDITORIALS
 
 FROM OUR TEAM
 
 COMMENTS & OPINIONS
 Moiie's Column
 
 SPECIAL REPORTS
 Afsatu Kabba
 
 FEATURES
 
 ENTERTAINMENT
 
 PROFILES
 Role Models
 Awareness Lady
 Common Man
 
 THE ECONOMY
 
 NOTICES & DOCUMENTS
 Special Messages
 Legal Matters
 Obituaries
 
 PAID SUPPLEMENTS
 
 ADVERTISEMENTS
 
 SATIRE
Search


Published online by
Sylvia Blyden Dot Com

17 Garrison Street,
Freetown,
Sierra Leone.
Tel: +232-77-772001
Tel: +232-88-321000
Tel: +232-76-350077
Tel: +232-30-321001
Email:
editor@awarenesstimes.com
Website:
www.awarenesstimes.com

NOTICES & DOCUMENTS  

Sierra Leone Government Public Notice on Combating Cholera
By Presidential Task Force on Cholera
Aug 23, 2012, 17:31
Email this article
 Printer friendly page

SIERRA LEONE GOVERNMENT

PRESS RELEASE

 

22 AUGUST, 2012

The general public is hereby informed that further to the August 16, 2012 Press Release on the outbreak of Cholera in the country, His Excellency the President, Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma has declared the Cholera outbreak in Sierra Leone a public health emergency. The situation requires a well coordinated and swift response from all Government agencies, and humanitarian emergency assistance from Development Partners. With ten districts and the Western Area reporting cases of Cholera, the Government of Sierra Leone is working assiduously with development partners, the media, NGOs, civil society and community groups, and the general public to reduce fatality rate and mitigate the risk of continued infections.


The general public is advised of the following:

Cholera treatment is FREE in all government health facilities and cholera treatment centres(e.g. Macauley Street, Connaught Hospital, Wellington, 34 Military Hospital, Newton and Mabela)

Always store drinking water in a clean, covered container placed on a raised platform

Always wash fruits and vegetables with safe water before eating or peel completely

Always cook food well (especially shell-fish and fish) and eat while hot 

Always cover all foods to protect from flies and dust

Always wash all utensils with soap and safe water before and after use

Always drink safe water (Boiled or chlorinated)

Always wash hands with soap and water after using the toilet, before putting anything in your mouth (eating), handling food, and after caring for a sick person or cleaning a baby

 

Signed:

Presidential Task Force on Cholera

STATE HOUSE


© Copyright by Awareness Times Newspaper in Freetown, Sierra Leone.

Top of Page

Latest Headlines
NEWS
Sexual Offences Act is Too Harsh on Offenders - SLPPs MP
Sierra Leone Cholera Update: As of August 25th 2012 - WHO Sourced
Finnish Red Cross Responds to Sierra Leone Cholera Emergency Call by President
EDITORIALS
Sierra Leone: The Dilemma of an Opposition
Mr. Maada Bio Trusts Dr. Christiana Thorpe, Period!
Poor Communications in Sierra Leone
FROM OUR TEAM
Sierra Leone: A Response to Dr. Thomas Yormahs Penultimate Communication
Sama Banya wants Awareness Times to call Tom Nyuma a Buffoon
Too Smart to be Distracted - Sorry Guys but it is Squirrel Question Time
COMMENTS & OPINIONS
Advice to Mr. Speaker and Members of Parliament on Nomination Fees: HAS NEC THE POWER TO PRESCRIBE NOMINATION FEES FOR PRESIDENTIAL, PARLIAMENTARY AND LOCAL ELECTIONS CANDIDATES?
How Maada Bio Fooled State Dept
Krio Culture Frowns Upon Jubilation when Family or Comrade meets Misfortune
SPECIAL REPORTS
Violence & Disenfranchisement as 871 Voted out of 6,184 Registered in Sierra Leone's Bye Elections
Africa Confidential on Sierra Leone - Maada Bio Overthrew Strasser and Marketwomen Chased Bio from Power (16 Years Ago)
Libel against the Blydens: Philip Neville Replies
FEATURES
What about Civilians in Sierra Leone's NPRC Military Junta? - A Look at Opposition Browbeating to Silence Bios Critics
TRC: Extracts from Submissions on Extra-Judicial Killings of 29+ Innocent Sierra Leone Citizens
As Pan African Minerals Bags $650M Manganese Contract in Burkina Faso : Frank Timis Crowned Emperor of West Africa
ENTERTAINMENT
Watch Sierra Leone Television Live on TV-Africa for 5 Euros/monthly
In Sierra Leone, Emmerson Commends Tejan Kabbah
PROFILES
In Loving Memory of Charles Sylvanus Browne of Sierra Leone
Dr. Edward Wilmot Blyden Lives! His Messages Live!
THE ECONOMY
Standard Chartered first half profit up 9% to US$3.95bn
NOTICES & DOCUMENTS
Community women from across Sierra Leone lobby Parliamentary Committee members on their rights to land and property
Sierra Leone CHOLERA EMERGENCY: Government Advise
Sierra Leone Government Public Notice on Combating Cholera
PAID SUPPLEMENTS
Sierra Leone Judgment against MILLICENT LEWIS-OJUMU (nee HAMILTON-HAZELEY), Dr. PAUL CHIY & CLAS LEGAL LTD.
BBC Media Action seeks to strengthen production team in Sierra Leone (Job Opportunities)
Sierra Leonean Woman Dies at the Age of 105 Years
ADVERTISEMENTS
Office of the President's Chief of Staff seeks Reconciler for EITI Report
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDDING OF OFFSHORE PETROLEUM BLOCKS IN SIERRA LEONE
U wan buy...? U wan sell...? - Sierra Leones first Sales/Ads website launched
SATIRE
As Bio Launches Manifesto, Concerned Citizens ask: How Can a Squirrel like Julius Maada Bio Talk about Corruption in Sierra Leone?
Na Da We Passport! A Sierra Leone Political Satire
QUOTABLE QUOTE: - ERNEST BAI KOROMA TO THE TRC. (5th August 2003)

Copyright © 2005 - 2010, Awareness Times Sierra Leone; All Rights Reserved.
Hosted & Designed by West Africa Dot Net