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Transport Ministry Commissions Ambulance and Medical Equipment for Lungi Airport

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Sierra Leone Civil Aviation Conference Hall, Freetown International Airport, Lungi 25th May, 2022.The Transport Advisor of the Ministry of Transport and Aviation has commissioned one used Ambulance vehicle and other medical equipment for the Health Clinic of Freetown International Airport, Lungi donated by the Japanese Embassy to Sierra Leone.Sierra Leone Civil Aviation Conference Hall, Freetown International Airport, Lungi 25th May, 2022.The Transport Advisor of the Ministry of Transport and Aviation has commissioned one used Ambulance vehicle and other medical equipment for the Health Clinic of Freetown International Airport, Lungi donated by the Japanese Embassy to Sierra Leone.

Sierra Leone Civil Aviation Conference Hall, Freetown International Airport, Lungi 25th May, 2022.The Transport Advisor of the Ministry of Transport and Aviation has commissioned one used Ambulance vehicle and other medical equipment for the Health Clinic of Freetown International Airport, Lungi donated by the Japanese Embassy to Sierra Leone.

 

Giving an overview of the project, The Project Lead, Dr. Alusine Yilla who doubles as the Head of the Sierra Leone Civil Aviation Authority Health Clinic in Lungi Airport said that the project for the procurement of used ambulance vehicle and other medical equipment for the health clinic of the Freetown International Airport is a grant of 53,645 USD by the Japanese Embassy through the Catholic Agency for Oversees Development (CAFOD).

Explaining the background of the project, he said that due to lack of medical equipment, the clinic had not been able to fully respond to needs of community residents and airport users, adding that because there were not enough medical beds, patients were often transferred to other clinics and hospital to receive basic medical care.

He stressed that because there was no ambulance owned by the Health Clinic, and patients were moving to other medical facility by regular vehicles, which adds physical burden.

He emphasized that due to the Covid-19 pandemic, health related concerns at the airport increased, and it was necessary for the clinic to be better equipped in order to sufficiently operate.

Dr. Alusine Yilla said that with the intervention of the Japanese Embassy through the Catholic Agency for Oversees Development (CAFOD), the Sierra Leone Civil Aviation Authority Health Clinic was able to secure a grant for the procurement of 1 used ambulance vehicle and other medical equipment among others such as 5 used medical bed, 1 thermo camera,5 wheelchairs 5 Non-contact thermometer and infection prevention and control materials masks and gowns.

He thanked the Deputy Head of Mission and Consular of the Japanese Embassy to Sierra Leone, Mr. Mitori Naoki for the humanitarian assistance given to the Government and People of Sierra Leone in ensuring a safe and better service delivery of the Lungi Airport Health Clinic.

 

In his statement, on behalf of the Honorable Minister of Transport and Aviation, Kabine Kallon, the Transport Advisor of the Ministry, Dr. Adams Stevens expressed his sincere thanks and appreciation to the government of Japan for the donation, and several others that would come.

He said that the Republic of Sierra Leone and Japan have enjoyed excellent relations since the independence six decades ago, adding that over the last three decades in particular, Japan has contributed immensely to the socioeconomic and infrastructural development of the country.

“Japan has supported UN lead initiatives, such as: The school feeding program, Rural development; Electricity generation; Human capital development; and smal

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The United States Coast Guard representatives today Wednesday 20th April,2022 paid courtesy call on the Minister of Transport and Aviation on Sierra Leone Maritime security search and rescue and law enforcement service at sea

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By MOTA on the 26th April,2022 Guma Pipe Yard, Kissy Bypass Road.

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In his opening remarks, the Chairman who doubles as the Deputy Minister of Transport and Aviation, Rex Bhonafa thanked every participant for making it a point of duty to grace the occasion.

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  1. The overall objective for this service is to review progress made with respect to the agreed components of the IRUMP, provide an in-depth assessment of the project management and implementation activities, and determine to what extent the Project Development Objectives (PDOs) and the objectives of each of the components are likely to be achieved by the end of the project.  The review will also look at the appropriateness of and structure of the existing components and to what extent (if any) they should be adjusted to aid in meeting the PDOs. The review will form the basis for an analysis of the continued relevance of the PDOs and implementation effectiveness after 50% of implementation period. In doing so, the consultant is expected to review each of the IRUMP activities, in the following areas:
    1. Financial and procurement aspects, for each/all IRUMP activities, 
    2. Engineering aspects, quality and appropriateness of design, scope, works quality, time, and costs of each/all IRUMP activities;
    3. Safeguards – including Environmental, Safety and social aspects, for each/all IRUMP activities; and 
    4. Institutional transition and capacity building support aspects of the IRUMP. 
    5. Arrangements with the private sector to implement the bus service delivery
    6. Monitoring and Results Framework
    7. General implementation arrangements 
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