This International Council of Nurses (ICN) fact sheet highlights COVID-19's impact on nurses and other health care workers ahead of International Nurses Day 2021.
This International Council of Nurses (ICN) fact sheet highlights stress and burnout in the nursing profession ahead of International Nurses Day 2021.
This International Council of Nurses (ICN) fact sheet highlights global nurse shortages and retention issues ahead of International Nurses Day 2021.
Resources and knowledge sharing for connecting and strengthening civil society organizations (CSOs), networks, and support organizations worldwide.
Success Story: LBNM Launches New Policies and Strengthens Capacity through HRSA-funded RRHO Project Partner EngagementResilient & Responsive Health Organizations (RRHO), 2021
The Resilient and Responsive Health Organizations (RRHO) project builds the capacity of diverse institutions or “impact partners” that include schools of medicine, midwifery and nursing, professional associations, and government ministries that contribute to improving the quality of health professional education in Liberia, Sierra Leone, and the Democratic Republic of Congo. This RRHO success story describes RRHO's capacity development approach and support to the Liberian Board for Nursing and Midwifery (LBNM).
Resources for organizations to learn about the policies, platforms, and guidelines that will ensure a successful partnership with USAID.
Community-led monitoring (CLM) is a technique initiated and implemented by local community-based organizations and other civil society groups, networks of key populations, people living with HIV (PLHIV), and other affected groups, or other community entities that gather quantitative and qualitative data about HIV services. The CLM focus remains on getting input from recipients of HIV services in a routine and systematic manner that will translate into action and change. This fact sheet describes why PEPFAR supports CLM and the principles of CLM.
This series of videos was developed by the School of Midwifery (SoMM) Masuba-Makeni with the Ministry of Health and Sanitation (MOHS). These videos provide guidelines related to nursing procedures for COVID-19 patients in Sierra Leone including:
- Bed Bathing Procedures for COVID-19 patients
- Donning and Doffing Procedures for personal protective equipment for nurses
- Feeding of Patients with Respiratory Distress - Insertion of Nasopharyngeal Tube for feeding of patients with respiratory distress through insertion of nasopharyngeal tube for nurses
- Fever Management Procedures
- Fluid Balance Procedures
- Management of Cough for COVID-19 patients
- Management of Difficult Breathing for COVID-19 patients
- Thrombosis Prophylaxis for COVID-19 patients
Consolidated guidelines in line with the World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations, provide guidance on the diagnosis of HIV infection, the care of people living with HIV, and the use of antiretroviral (ARV) drugs for treating and preventing HIV infection in Sierra Leone. The guidelines are structured along the continuum of HIV testing, prevention, treatment, and care. The goal of the guidelines is to expand access to antiretroviral therapy (ART) further, initiate treatment earlier and expand the use of ARV drugs for HIV prevention.
This handbook outlines guidelines for nursing procedures for COVID-19 patient care in Sierra Leone. Topics include personal protective equipment, caring for critically ill patients, management of difficult breathing, management of fever, management of cough, fluid balance, and feeding of patients with respiratory distress.