Sierra Leone's Koroma Calls for Effort to Reverse Maternal Deaths
President Ernest Bai Koroma has challenged paramount chiefs, traditional and religious leaders to ensure that pregnant women visit hospitals and clinics for proper treatment.
FrontPageAfrica, 1 June 2017
Over the last several weeks, the Vice President of Liberia and Standard Bearer of the Unity Party received many endorsements-many unprecedented- in several parts of the country and… Read more »
A new report has estimated that up to seven in ten maternal deaths currently go unreported in the country.
Sierra Leone Government, 1 June 2017
President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma Wednesday 31 May 2017 urged health workers, traditional and religious leaders to take necessary action to address maternal and child mortality in the… Read more »
Sierra Leone: Ebola Lessons Spur On Fight Against Maternal Deaths
Thomson Reuters Foundation, 14 September 2016
Maternal deaths were on the decline in Sierra Leone until 2013 - having halved since 1990 - then Ebola struck Read more »
In order to tackle the rate of maternal and infant deaths, the authorities in Sierra Leone have opted to include paramount chiefs who command high respect in their areas. Read more »