The Health Education Division in the Ministry of Health and Sanitation on Wednesday 24th April engaged Station Managers, Health for all Coalition District Coordinators and District Social Mobilization Coordinators/Health Education Officers to review Phase 4 of the nationwide Interactive Radio Discussion Programme on Health and Development Issues. The Workshop took place at the One World Link Conference Hall in Bo City.
The key objective of the review workshop was to review phase 4 of the radio programme and plan for phase 5 with district teams developing their district plans for the next phase of the radio programme. To raise awareness on caustic soda ingestion in communities, especially by children.
Chief Health Education Officer and Programme Manager, Lansana Conteh, Health Education Division after his opening remarks made a presentation on the key objectives of the workshop.
Health for Coalition Manager, Alhassan Bakarr Kamara also did a presentation on their Independent Monitoring of the Nationwide Interactive Radio Discussion Programme, which pointed out the successes, challenges and recommendations of the radio programme.
Similar programme will also be held on Thursday 25th April for radio Station Managers, Health for All Coalition District Coordinators and District Health Education Officers/ Social Mobilization Coordinators in the North and North West Regions in Makeni City, Bombali District, North of Sierra Leone.
The Nationwide Interactive Radio Discussion Programme is supported by UNICEF.
©Health Education Division, Ministry of Health and Sanitation