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January 10, 2022

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone and WASHINGTON, December 21, 2021 /CSRwire/ - RESOLVE, on behalf of a multi-sector consortium, announced today the launch of HealthGrid Sierra Leone, an initiative to provide sustainable electricity and other essential services to off-grid health facilities in Sierra Leone. The consortium is organized as a USAID Global Development Alliance (GDA). RESOLVE leads the consortium with direction and active support of Sierra Leone’s Ministry of Health and Sanitation, and key participation of Orange Sierra Leone, an affiliate of French telecommunications giant, Orange S.A.

September 16, 2021

Mrs. Izetta Minko-Moreau serves as Deputy Mission Director for USAID/Guinea and Sierra Leone. Prior to assuming her current duties, Izetta served as a Health Officer in Guinea, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Senegal, and in the West Africa Regional Office in Ghana. Before joining the Foreign Service in 2006, Izetta served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in the Ivory Coast. A native of Charleston, South Carolina, Izetta received a B.A. in Political Science with a concentration in Biology from Furman University and a M.A. in Public Health from The George Washington University School of Public Health with a concentration in Global Health.

September 14, 2021

Freetown, Monday, 13th September 2021 – The United States Government, through the COVAX Facility, has boosted the ongoing COVID-19 vaccination drive in Sierra Leone, with a donation of 113,490 doses of the Pfizer vaccines.  This generous contribution from the US Government comes within a week of Sierra Leone receiving consignments of 151,200 doses of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, which were also supplied by the United States Government through the global COVID-19 equity scheme’s dose-sharing mechanism, COVAX.

September 3, 2021

The United States has made this donation through the COVAX facility, a global coalition co-led by the WHO, Gavi, the Global Vaccines Alliance and the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), working in partnership with developed and developing country vaccine manufacturers, UNICEF, the World Bank, and others on the equitable distribution of COVID-19 vaccines to countries regardless of their income.

June 17, 2021

Request For Information (RFI) No. RFI-636-21-CELGA-03


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