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Life After Ebola: Mothers Return to Health Facilities in Sierra Leone


The USAID-funded Advancing Partners & Communities project supported the Sierra Leone Ministry of Health and Sanitation’s Post-Ebola Recovery Plan through capacity building for health care workers and renovation of water sanitation and hygiene and infection prevention and control structures.

This photo essay shows the George Brook Community Health Center in Freetown. Renovations at the health center were supported by the project and included repairing a leaking roof; constructing hand washing stations, incinerators, and placenta and sharp pits; improving plumbing and light in the delivery rooms, and providing delivery kits and other medical equipment. The project trained health care workers on infection prevention and control; labor, antenatal, and surveillance services; care for Ebola survivors; and maternal, newborn, and child health. JSI, 2017.

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