Author Archives: Egle.Bd

OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF HPV VACCINE IN SIERRA LEONE

The HPV vaccine has been officially launched  1st October 2013 in Bo city by the Hon. Minister of Health and Sanitation Madam Miata Kargbo. Marie Stopes Sierra Leone supported with the public address  system to carry out announcement within the Bo on the day of the launching. Also transported vaccines to the various communities within […]

August 22

As daily life goes

My work has taken me to different parts of the country alongside the Marie  Stopes teams. I have been visiting outreach teams and Marie Stopes clinics, observing, interacting with staff and suggesting changes to strengthen  marketing activities and achieve long term sustainability. The most exciting and satisfying tasks for me have been: conducting  medical  assessments; […]

August 06

Comfort and treatment are not always compatible

 

August 05

Medical assessment

Medical  assessment.  Last week I traveled through the country again.  Marie Stopes Sierra Leone starts The Extending Free Health Care Initiative (EFHCI) project. Using MSI’s Impact 2 mathematical model, it is estimated that the EFHCI will avert 693 maternal deaths, 120,000 unintended pregnancies, and 13,300 abortions through its FP intervention. One of the project outcomes […]

July 17

Visa savaite dziunglese, bet su drauge. All week in the jungle with my friend.

Linkejimai is Afrikos dziungliu. Laiko masina mus nukelia pora simtmeciu atgal.  Liberijos pasienyje gyvenimas naturalus. Taciau dziungliu moterys eina gimdyti i sveikatos prieziuros centra, vienos, susikaupusios ir gerokai is anksto. “Palatoje “ yra tik ciuzinys ant purvinos aslos, apdengtas cerata, kibiras tualetui ir backa vandens. Dar staliukas su registracijos zurnalu ir rasikliu. Palei siena iskastas […]

July 07

All together on the street

Paste a Video URL 11 a.m. Tuesday. On the way to Marie Stopes Kissy day center. It’s one of the main streets in Freetown (not a market!). People, cars, motorbikes, vehicles, pullers, dogs, poda poda- all together on the street.

July 05

Princess of the Jungle

Dziungliu princese. Princess of the jungle. Savaitgalis dziunglese. Pirmiausia dekui Giedriui, kad pakviete mane vaziuoti kartu. 9 ryto pilnas musu ekipazas: Leila, Giedrius, as ir vairuotojas pajudame nuo mano buto Cockle bay Lane 13a. Kilometru nera daug, nuo  vakarines pakrantes turime pasiekti pati sallies centra, Yele miesteli dziunglese. Pagrindiniai salies keliai tikrai geri, asfaltuoti uz […]

June 27

New experience in Africa

Gyvenimas Afrikoj turtingas savo patyrimais: 1. Mango yra nepaprasto skonio ir dydzio, turguje kainuoja apie 2-3Lt/vnt. Daugiau kaip 1 suvalgyti  nesugebu, reikia daryti pertrauka. 2. Bananai yra ivairiausios isvaizdos, skonio ir dydzio, nerealiai skanus vidutinio dydzio tamsiai zali; kaina turguje po 0,5 Lt/vnt 3. Avokadai tepami ant duonos vietoj sviesto. Skonis super! Kaina 2Lt/vnt 4. Galvojau, kad nuomojamas butas […]

June 27

Kissy day center

“Children by choice, not by chance”. Marie Stopes Sierra Leone is a provider of a comprehensive range of Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) services. Through:  – 12 SRH Centres – 13 Outreach Teams operating in 13 Districts with over 700 distribution points - 310 Community Based Motivators - 128 Blue Star Franchisees in 7 […]

June 24

Pirma diena Freetowne

Pirma diena Freetowne. Sokas: lengvas. Gal del ilgo skrydzio, karscio ar priesmaliariniu vaistu pradedu ieskoti gyvenimo prasmes. Tik nezinau- kur. Naturalumas, tas kurio taip madinga siekti Lietuvoje, cia pasitinka nuo pirmo zingsnio Lungi oro uoste. Skiepu pasas niekam neidomus, visiems reikia mano lagaminu, kurie kvepia doleriu.  Pasakyma ”aciu nereikia” girdziu tik as pati, o mano […]

June 14

Accomodation in Freetown

The accomodation in Freetown is booked for me!

June 12

9 dienos iki Afrikos/ 9 days left till my assignment

Liko 9 dienos iki mano isvykimo i Sierra Leone. Siek tiek bijau, noriu ir net sapnuoju.