The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Professor David John Francis, and the MSF County Representative, Mr. Whitney Ward, have today jointly signed the host Country agreement between the Republic of Sierra Leone and the Medecins Sans Frontiers (MSF), in order to strengthen the health sector in the Country through medical and humanitarian needs.
The MSF is an international medical and humanitarian organization acting independently, impartial and neutral international solidarity, under the international humanitarian law and medical ethics since 1971, with it presence felt in Sierra Leone way back in 1986.
The agreement is to regulate and to preserve the effectiveness and protection of the medical and humanitarian character of MSF and it activities under the international law, humanitarian principles and International medical ethics, as well as to reinforce the cooperation between MSF and the Republic of Sierra Leone.
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Director, Media & Strategic Communications
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.