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Saving lives through streamlined emergency care

The BFHI aims to promote an enabling environment and support new mothers in breastfeeding

Supporting breastfeeding to boost child survival

raising awareness on antibiotic resistance with school children in Sierra Leone

Tackling antibiotic resistance in Sierra Leone

Vehicles were donated to the districts to support rapid response to health emergencies

WHO, AfDB Donate 75 Vehicles for Disease Surveillance and Health Emergency Response

Dr Abu Bakarr Fofanah, Minister of Health and Sanitation launching the new national five-year strategy and policy for Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (RMNCAH) in Freetown

New Strategy Launched to Help Tackle Maternal, Child Deaths in Sierra Leone

Approximately 170 TB treatment centres are established across Sierra Leone

How much do you know about tuberculosis (TB) in Sierra Leone?

A child being vaccinated against polio in Freetown on day one of the four days campaign

Nationwide house-house polio supplementary immunization campaign starts in Sierra Leone

A midwife during a simulation exercise

Training clinicians to provide lifesaving emergency care for women and newborns

Volunteer grave diggers at the burial of people killed in the Freetown mudslides and floods. Photo credit: Alpha Sesay/UNDP Sierra Leone

Supporting the mental health needs of frontline responders

The landslide which started in Regent devastated homes, communities and waterways along its path

Mitigating health risks in the wake of disaster