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Sierra Leone Nursing and Midwifery Council Act, 2023

This Act was introduced to establish the Sierra Leone Nursing and Midwifery Council. The Council’s main purpose is to regulate and oversee the education, training, discipline, certification, registration, and licensing of nurses and midwives throughout Sierra Leone. It also provides for the accreditation of nursing and midwifery educational institutions and regulates the practice of nursing and midwifery. The Act covers various provisions pertaining to the roles, functions, and responsibilities of the Sierra Leone Nursing and Midwifery Council in ensuring standards and quality in the nursing and midwifery profession.

2023 Health

National Medical Supplies Agency Act, 2017

This Act is introduced to repeal and replace the National Pharmaceutical Procurement Unit Act, 2012. The purpose is to establish the National Medical Supplies Agency as a public service agency responsible for the procurement, warehousing, and distribution of drugs and medical supplies. The Agency operates transparently and adopts cost-effective methods for the benefit of all public institutions across Sierra Leone. The Act covers various provisions related to the functions and responsibilities of the National Medical Supplies Agency.

Sierra Leone 2017 Health

Medical Examiners Act, 2021

This Act was introduced to repeal and replace the Coroners Act, 1907 (Cap 9), with the aim of establishing the Office of Medical Examiner. The Act provides for the appointment of the Chief Medical Examiner and other staff members. It also mandates the reporting of reportable deaths and establishes procedures for the investigation and reporting of such deaths. Additionally, the Act covers matters related to public health or safety and the administration of justice. It further addresses other related matters.

Sierra Leone 2022 Health

Consumer Protection Act, 2020

Ministry of Health

This Act provides for the protection and promotion of consumer interests. It establishes the National Consumer Protection Commission and addresses other matters related to consumer protection.

Sierra Leone 2020 Health

Breast-Milk Substitutes Act, 2021

This Act provides for safe and adequate nutrition for infants and young children by promoting breastfeeding and regulating the marketing of breast milk substitutes. The Act is designed to protect and promote breastfeeding as the optimal method of feeding infants and young children. It addresses other matters related to the promotion of infant and child nutrition as well.

Sierra Leone 2023 Health

The National Health Strategy for Zimbabwe 2016-2020

Ministry of Health, Zimbabwe

The 2016-2020 National Health Strategy builds on the 2009-2013 strategy and its extension in 2014-15 by addressing existing gaps and, more importantly, seeks to sustain the gains achieved thus far through a comprehensive response to the burden of disease and strengthening of the health system to deliver quality health services to all Zimbabweans. The strategy lays out the health agenda for 2016- 2020 taking into account the broader policy context that is largely defined by the Zimbabwe Agenda for Sustainable Socio-Economic Transformation (Zim-Asset) and the Sustainable Development Goals.

Zimbabwe 2016 Health

ZimHealth Strategic Plan 2016-2020

Ministry of Health, Zimbabwe

The goal of ZimHealth is to rehabilitate, support and sustain the public health service delivery in Zimbabwe, especially to vulnerable mothers and children.

Zimbabwe 2016 Health

Zimbabwe National Nutrition Strategy 2014-2018

Ministry of Health, Zimbabwe

The first objective of this strategy is to operationalize Commitment V of the Food and Nutrition Security Policy which states that the Government of Zimbabwe (GOZ) is committed to ensuring nutrition security for all through the implementation of evidence-based nutrition interventions that are integrated within a broad public health framework including health services, water and sanitation. The second objective is to contribute towards making further progress against the other Scaling up Nutrition (SUN) targets.

Zimbabwe 2014 Health

Zimbabwe National Nutrition Strategy 2014-2018

Ministry of Health, Zimbabwe

The National Nutrition Strategy emphasizes prevention of malnutrition especially focusing on addressing stunting during the first 1,000 days of life together with a broader mandate to address malnutrition problems affecting the other age-groups of children (2 years and above), adolescents and adults, both females and males, rural and urban, poor and wealthy.

Zimbabwe 2014 Health

National Policy on HIV/AIDS for Zimbabwe 1999

Ministry of Health, Zimbabwe

This National policy on HIV/AIDS has been developed in order to promote and guide present and future responses to AIDS in Zimbabwe.

Zimbabwe 1999 Health

National AIDS Council, Zimbabwe National HIV and AIDS Strategic Plan 2011–2015, 69 pp.

Ministry of Health, Zimbabwe

This strategic plan has been developed to provide a strategic framework that will guide and inform the planning, coordination, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the national multi-sectoral and decentralised HIV and AIDS response with the aim of achieving zero new infections, zero discrimination and zero AIDS related deaths.

Zimbabwe 2011 Health

Ministry of Health, National HIV/AIDS/STI/TB Policy, January 2005, 46 pp.

Ministry of Health, Zambia

The aim of the National HIV/AIDS/STI/TB Policy is to attain a society in which the prevalence and impact of HIV/AIDS/STI/TB are significantly reduced to levels where they become manageable socio-economic and public health problems and in which people infected and affected by HIV/AIDS/STI/TB live positively without stigma and discrimination.

Zambia 2005 Health