Since the Ebola outbreak in May 2014, Bonthe has reported the least number of confirmed Ebola cases. There is no doubt that strategies put in place by Bonthenians and health workers have contributed to the containment of the disease.
U-report Sierra Leone launched 1 week ago at the Mamaye offices in Freetown. U-report is a social monitoring tool designed for youth and other community members to strengthen community-led development and citizen engagement supported by UNICEF.
This Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention examines support services available for survivors of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Sierra Leone. The report identifies stigma against EVD survivors and recommends facilitated reintegration into communities. This report also highlights the unique role EVD survivors can contribute towards the Ebola response.
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.