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Jun2019

Sierra Leonean Diasporan Medico Honoured at Top 100 Health Care Leaders Awards

Dr. Charles Senessie, a Sierra Leone Diaspora Medical Doctor has been awarded at this year’s top 100 Health Care Leaders in the world Awards at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas in the United States of America. Dr. Senessie was nominated and awarded for his dedication and hard work in delivering outstanding health care services in several low and middle-income countries around the world including Sierra Leone. Among the chosen top 100 Health Care Leaders, Dr. Senessie was given the special badge of ...

Jun2019

Diaspora Medicos Offer Free Medical Services

Some 1,300 people have benefited from free surgeries, medical examinations, dental extractions and other medical services delivered by Sierra Leonean healthcare professionals living in the Diaspora during a two-week medical mission in Moyamba District, southern Sierra Leone. It could be recalled that in 2017, IOM launched the project: “Strengthening Sierra Leonean National Health Care Capacity through Diaspora Engagement” under its Migration and Development for Africa (MIDA) programme. Through the project, a partnership was created with the Afro-European Medical and Research Network (AEMRN), a network of ...

May2019

Diaspora Health Professionals Offer Free Medical Services in Rural Communities

Moyamba – In 2017, IOM launched the project “Strengthening Sierra Leonean National Health Care Capacity through Diaspora Engagement” under its Migration and Development for Africa (MIDA) programme. Through the project, a partnership was created with the Afro-European Medical and Research Network (AEMRN), a network of diaspora Sierra Leonean healthcare professionals, to provide free healthcare services in rural communities. Some 1,300 people benefited this month from free surgeries, medical examinations, dental extractions and other medical services delivered by the healthcare professionals during ...

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