18. 08. 15
posted by: editor's desk

Sierra Leone’s decade long civil war has been mapped out as being responsible for the country’s low standards in the reduction of maternal, infant and child mortality and also its insufficient infrastructure and healthcare which has ranked the country 183 out of 187 on the Human Development Index of 2002.

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18. 07. 02
posted by: Mohamed Koroma

One of the survivors of the August 14 mudslideThe UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in Sierra Leone reported that 969 children got hugely affected during the August 14, 2016 landslide and about 810 people got missing which many further argued that it was likely that they could be among the 502 death toll.

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18. 07. 02
posted by: Press Release

The National, Livestock and Animal Welfare, Rabies control Taskforce in collaboration with World Animal Protection are meeting Sierra Leone government Ministers of Health, Agriculture, Education and the Judiciary between 2nd – 6th July to come up with an action plan to implement the National Rabies Elimination Strategy launched in 2017 in Freetown.

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18. 08. 15
posted by: editor's desk

Sierra Leone currently has among the highest rates of maternal and child mortality globally, as well as high incidence of teenage pregnancy. Current estimates suggest that up to 6 percent of women in Sierra Leone will die from maternal causes during their reproductive life. Based on the latest UN figures released, the country has an estimated under-5 mortality rate of 114/1000 live births which means that 1 in 9 children lose their life before their fifth birthday.

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