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Jane and John holding hands

Learning to live as a couple when one partner is HIV-positive in Sierra Leone

Group photo of the senior managements and technical officers of the WHO Country Office in Sierra Leone and the Ministry of Health and Sanitation

WHO Sierra Leone and the Ministry of Health review 2018 progress and 2019 health priority agenda


Empowering clinical and non-clinical maternity hospital staff to promote early initiation and exclusive breastfeeding

One of the training sessions

Improving Leadership and Management capacity of health authorities at the district level

A woman and her child in Yendeya Village displaying her child's measles vaccination card. Photo credit: WHO/S. Gborie

Targeted vaccine campaign underway to interrupt measles outbreak in remote northern Sierra Leone

The response is taking place in some of the most remote areas in Sierra Leone

Measles outbreak confirmed in northern Sierra Leone

The quality of care network aims to accelerate reductions in maternal and child deaths

Sierra Leone becomes 10th country to join global Quality of Care Network

Pharmacy and medical students in Sierra Leone say No Tobacco

On World No Tobacco Day, partners call for a tobacco-free Sierra Leone

WHO has supported the training of midwives through improvements in the national curriculum and the rollout of the EmONC programme

Helping midwives be the best they can be

Everyone can play a part in promoting vaccines

Celebrating African Vaccination Week in Sierra Leone: “Vaccines work, do your part!”