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CPI June, 2024 = 31.93% Y/Y | GDP Growth 2023 = 5.7%....Level of GDP Rebased 56.4% in 2018 | Population (2021 Mid-Term Census) = 7,548,702 (Male = 3,727,747 (49%) Female = 3,820,955 (50.6%) | PPI 2022 - Q2 =20.33% Y/Y | PHC Projection 2022 (Medium Variant) = 8,494,260 | Population (National - 2015 Census) = 7,092,113

Jimmy Lamboi 2

Jimmy G. Lamboi is the Site Leader of the Comprehensive Health and Epidemiological Surveillance System (CHESS) project, Statistics Sierra Leone. Before his appointment as CHESS Site Leader, Mr. Lamboi has had over 30 years work experience in local non-governmental organizations, international development organizations and institutions (the Planned Parenthood Association of Sierra Leone – delivering sexual and reproduction health services;      ----- Read More -----

Ssarah Jessica KamaraSarah Jessica Kamara is the Finance Officer of the CHESS Project. She holds a National Diploma in Banking and Finance from Milton Margai College of Education and Technology (MMCET), now Milton Margai Technical University. She graduated from the Institute of Public Administration and Management (IPAM) of the University of Sierra Leone (USL) in 2017 with a BSc in Business Administration. Sarah is currently a second year MBA student at IPAM/USL. She has many years experience working in the banking industry.

Crispin George

Crispine George is the Field Manager of the CHESS Project. He graduated from Njala University in Sierra Leone with an MBA and Amity University in India with a Master of Science in Information Technology. Furthermore, he received the Best Graduating Student Award in Information Systems for the academic year 2012–2013 from the University of Sierra Leone, where he earned a BSc (Hons) in Information Systems. Additionally, he is a holder of a Professional Certificate in Monitoring and Evaluation (PcME) from ----- Read More -----

Hassan Conteh 2Hassan Alfred Conteh is the current Administrative Officer for the Comprehensive Health and Epidemiological Surveillance System (CHESS) in Sierra Leone. He assists the Team Lead in all administrative matters related to the implementation of the CHESS project. Hassan is an educationist and development scholar. He holds a Master of Science (MSc) degree in Rural Development Studies, a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree in Development/Economics from Njala University; ----- Read More -----

Ibrahim Amara

Ibrahim Amara is the Community Liaison Officer for the Comprehensive Health and Epidemiological Surveillance System (CHESS) in Sierra Leone. Part of his responsibility is to support the leadership and linking the community to the project through a reboot’s community and stakeholders’ engagement and consultation with the project leadership. Prior to joining the CHESS team, he served in different capacities in Catholic Relief Services starting as Field Agent, End Use Checker, School Liaison Officer and recently as School Meals Coordinator on the 4th phase of the USDA grant. He also worked with Save The Children International as Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning Assistant on the FEEDS project. He holds a BSc (Hons) in Environmental Sciences with Options in Development Studies. He is a UNICELF certified master trainer in Mothers Infant and Young Child Nutrition Protocols, a certificate in Smart Skills approach to Rural Development. Ibrahim is passionate about working with the poor and most vulnerable.  

Ishmael Conteh 2

Ishmael Conteh is the Assistant Community Liaison Officer for CHESS. Ishmael is a talented, young and ambitious person with a BSc. in Applied Accounting from the Institute of Public Administration and Management (IPAM) of the University of Sierra Leone (USL). He also holds a Certificate in Managing Project Risk and Changes from an online non-credit course authorized by University of California, Irvine and offered through coursera. Ishmael is experienced in data collection. He has over the years participated in numerous research data collection for Stats SL including CRS, MoHS, NACSA, World Vision etc.

Abdul Seppeh

Abdul Seppeh is the CHESS office driver. He attended the Sierra Leone Muslim Brotherhood Primary School, Panguma, in the Kenema District of Sierra Leone. After completing his primary education, he moved to Kenema City where he continued his Junior Secondary Education in 1995 at Kenema's Ahmadiyya Muslim Secondary School.  From 1996 to 2000, he was a mechanical trainee at the Belgium 2 Garage. He worked as a Senior Mechanic at Heremakono Transport Cooperation in Calaba Town, Freetown, in 2001. He began working in 2008 as a Senior Mechanic and Driver at the Alie Abess Transport Cooperation, Aberdeen, Freetown. In 2012, he worked as a Senior Mechanic for Rapid International, afterwards known as Mobilization of Drivers Association Company (MODAC), located on Signal Hill Road in Congo Cross. In 2013, he was employed as Senior Mechanic and Driver at Lora Golden Wings SL Ltd., Lumley Road, Freetown. Abdul is a committed individual who is eager to learn new things and expand his knowledge of operating vehicles in the public sector and other technical fields. His hobbies include traveling, teamwork, and operating light- and heavy-duty vehicles.

David Morrison Momoh 2David Morrison Momoh is the Office Assistant of the CHESS Project. He attended the Services Secondary School at the Juba Barracks in Freetown. He was appointed Senior Prefect of the aforementioned school for the 2017–2018 academic year thanks to the aforesaid qualities. He also received the title of Class Prefect on a regular basis during his Senior Secondary School career. He was a member of the Literary and Debating Society (L&DS) of the abovementioned school. David is the working in the CHESS team as he prepares for the West African Senior School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE).



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