Melissa Wanda Kirowo outlines how FCI Program of Management Sciences for Health campaigned to include misoprostol for post-partum haemorrhage in the Kenya Essential Medicines List.
Alhassan Fouard Kanu examines the tension between health workers and their patients who are increasingly getting information from the internet.
Sarah Moxon looks back on her years as a neonatal nurse, when she experienced first-hand the challenges of caring for sick and premature newborns and the impact this has on families. She considers the challenges to delivering quality care and how this is shaped by the health systems in which you are working.
Sarah Hodin from the Women and Health Initiative at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health interviews Dr. Nosa Orobaton on maternal and newborn health in Nigeria.
Professor of Paediatrics, Lulu Mussa Muhe, asks for more research to be done to understand the causes of preterm birth.
Italian medical team concludes assessment visit for the establishment of National Blood Bank Services in Sierra Leone
An Italian medical team has assessed the feasibility of establishing of a National Blood Bank Transfusion Centre and improved laboratories system in Sierra Leone.
This press release from the Budget Advocacy Working Group asks the Government of Sierra Leone to invest in sexual reproductive health drugs and commodities.
Sierra Leone's First Lady calls for innovative solutions to address adolescent sexual and reproductive health
According to the First Lady, health is considered a fundamental human right and a key indicator of sustainable development, as poor health threatens educational and economic opportunities and impoverishes communities and countries.
A local NGO called the Campaign for Human Rights and Development International, have discovered that the failure in service provision, implementation of misguided health policies, plans and projects and above all corruption, have had a devastating impact on the health care sector in Freetown.