MamaYe engaged the Medical Superintendent of Princess Christian Maternity Hospital, Dr. A.P. Koroma. He explained why the hospital is safe for mothers and newborns and encouraged pregnant women to use the services.
This study by the ReBUILD Consortium examines the ways in which the introduction of the Free Health Care Initiative (FHCI) has affected human resources for health in Sierra Leone. The study describes the many positive effects of the FHCI policy on health workers and discusses some ongoing challenges.
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.