Science based, data driven, and people centered integrated COVID-19 response

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  • Biometric roll-out of COVID-19 vaccine to health care workers, the aged and vulnerable groups
  • Procured 400 motor bikes and 37 vehicles/ ambulances to support surveillance, contact tracing, specimen and patient movement
  • 400 full cocktail of oxygen kits to support critical case management in all hospitals
  • Increased capacity to produce alcohol based rub and liquid soap for infection prevention and control in hospitals. across the country
  • Life insurance for over 11,000 health workers against covid19 with 5 direct beneficiary families fully supported
  • Medical supplies, reagents and equipment for covid 19 hospitals.
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  • Astute leadership guided by scientific advisory, epi data and apt policy guidance
  • Increased bed capacity for covid 19 case management from initial 30 to 1000 across the country
  • Building ultra modern 100 beds field hospital in Port Loko town. Supported by the UAE with ancillary facilities such as admin building, triage, conference hall, warehouse, storage and staff quarters.
  • Enhanced molecular laboratory testing capacity from 3 to 6 labs testing from 180 to over 1000 PCR tests per day
  • Enhancing testing facility at Lungi Airport
  • Digital platforms to facilitate ease of international traveling to Sierra Leone - www.travel.gov.sl; e-pass system to manage travel restrictions in country; e-quarantine etc
  • On staffing in the covid 19 response, current strength is 7,490. This excludes security forces

Covid 19 spent April 2020 to March 26, 2021 is approximately Le 479.2 billion ( $47.9 million equivalent)

Le199.5 bn ( 41.6%)

Ops coordination

Le90.8bn (18.9%)

Case management

Le55.01bn (11.5%)



Behaviour change management



Le27.2bn (5.7%)



Munafa Fund to support micro, small and medium enterprises



Le38.3 (8.0%)

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