The Sierra Leone Nurses Association – California (SLNA-CA) is a registered not-for-profit organization whose primary purpose is to assist in improving the health care system in Sierra Leone. They do so by helping to provide the people of Sierra Leone access to simple but important medical equipment and supplies needed to diagnose medical conditions, treat diseases and relive pain. They also help to educate the community understand ways to prevent the spread of communicable diseases, and problems associated with hypertension, diabetes, heart diseases, various cancer types, HIV, AIDS , Malaria, maternal and child health, as well as many other diseases. Amongst the objectives of SLNA-CA is providing educational scholarships to qualified pupils who desire to pursue a career in the health care system, and also enhancing the ability of health care workers cope with new technological advances in the health care system. To help support the cause of SLNA-CA by any means available to you, please contact Mr. Abdul Sorie Koroma at (213) 804-2895 for further details.