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Type your profile here .....My name is Elzabeth Sam. I live in Freetown. I am a Sierra Leonean. wo I am a Lecturer attached to the Institute for Population Studies in the Faculty of Social Sciences and Law.I hold a masters degree in Population Studies from the University of Ghana Legon.


  • 1973 - St. Joseph's Secondary School
  • 1977 - Milton margai Teachers College
  • 1990 - Fourah Bay College

CONSULTANCIES AND RESEARCH REPORTS Over the years I have conducted a number of research in collaboration with government as wall as lnational and international non-governmentatal organisations.Among the most recent are the following:

  • Served as member of the technical committee on national censuses and surveys
  • Coordinated and conducted training for field staff in national censuses and surveys
  • Served as consultant in the formulation of the National Strategic Gender Plan
  • Conucted the following research
  • Strategic Gender Assessment for Sierra Leone, World Bank
  • Social and Gender Assessment of HIV/AIDS in Sierra Leone, World Bank

CONFERENCES AND SEMINARS/WORKSHOPS I have benefited from a number of professional and specialised trainings in various areas of interest.

  • I benefitted from a fellowship from Bill and Melinda Gates to pursue a course in reproductive health and development which was conducted at the Johs Hopkins School of Public Health, Maryland USA, 2006
  • Training in management and governance of Reproductive and family planning institutions, facilitated by Planned parenthood Association of Ghana (PPAG)on behalf of The Planned Parenthood Association of Sierra Leone (PPASL), an affiliate of International Planned Parenthood Federation. I am currently the Honorary President of the PPASL

My interests

I'm interested in: I am particularly interested in the following:

  • Reproductive health issues
  • Gender and youth empowerment
  • Welfare of the elderly and Children-especially for girl child education
  • Women and HIV/AIDS

My Website, blog and contact particulars

My e-mail address is e_msam and cell numbers are +232 76 645 768 and 232 33 850 577