The Minister of Health and Sanitation in Sierra Leone Dr. Abu Bakarr Fofonah on Friday 8th April launched the National Rapid Laboratory Capacity Assessment report. The report was launched at the Grassroot Women Empowerment Conference Hall in Freetown.
This report presents the findings from the National Rapid Assessment of Laboratory Capacity and Systems conducted in June–July 2015 that was led by Ministry of Health and Sanitation (MoHS). The findings provide a clear picture of the capacities and limitations of laboratories in all 14 districts in Sierra Leone.
- What are the latest numbers on maternal and newborn health in Sierra Leone? How do they vary between urban and rural areas? When young Sierra Leonean women are educated, how much more likely are they to gain access to contraception?
The Commission on Information and Accountability (COIA) tracks progress on maternal and child health and we've visualised the latest numbers.
Check out all of the infographics, source data and analysis here.