In order to help save the lives of citizens especially women and children, the government of Sierra Leone through the Ministry of Health Sanitation has made public a press release calling on the public’s attention to adhere to health measures to protect lives.
The authors of this 2012 article in the Lancet aimed to estimate how contraceptive use and satisfying the unmet need for contraception may affect maternal mortality in and across 172 countries.
- 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.