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Measles: Preventing a Predictable Consequence of the Ebola Outbreak in West Africa

Once the EVD outbreak is on the retreat, every effort should be made by partners and the affected countries to reinstitute routine health services, including immunization.

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Ebola’s Impact on Life and Health Systems in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leonean Mohamed Jallow talks with VITAL about day-to-day life in his home country as it reels from the Ebola crisis.

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Training Girls to be Agents of Change in Sierra Leone

Womankind Worldwide has teamed up with Catapult to raise funds for girls working to end discrimination in Sierra Leone.

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How a Menstruation-themed Social Media Campaign Spurred a Movement for a Global Awareness Day. Period.

Menstruation is a normal human process. Nevertheless, it is still treated as a taboo in countless cultures and societies across the globe. WASH United brings this neglected issue into the spotlight.

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Imagine a World Where It Takes Two Days (of Travel) to Get Your Contraception

The Sherbro Islands are one of the most isolated regions of Sierra Leone and can only be reached through turbulent waterways, creeks and mangrove swamps. The 25,000 people who live here are cut-off from the mainland live a simple life and make do with very basic support services.

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