The people of Krutor in Koinadugu district have built a Community Health Post that "is 100% owned by the people". Now the women of Krutor can access maternal health services nearer their homes.
This blog reports on the Maternal Death Review (MDR) committee meeting that was recently held at the Kabala government hospital. It highlights key achievements since the establishment of the national MDR committee in 2009.
MamaYe has produced this dictionary to define key maternal and newborn health terms. The dictionary uses simple, non-technical language and is designed for journalists, activists and the public.
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.