The Rise of a Lifesaving Blood Bank in Sierra Leone

Posted on Jun 11, 2020

In Kono, Sierra Leone, a low-stocked, unreliably cold refrigerator used to serve as the Koidu Government Hospital blood bank. Thanks to investments from PIH, the blood bank is now a thriving department, transforming care for pregnant women and patients throughout the hospital.

Q&A: Combating Sierra Leone’s Maternal Health Crisis Through COVID-19

Posted on May 5, 2020

Nurse Midwife Isata Dumbuya shares the latest about the intersection of a longstanding epidemic—maternal mortality—and the new pandemic of COVID-19, and the measures PIH is taking to fight even harder to protect women and infants in Sierra Leone.

More Than a Friendly Neighbor

Posted on Feb 18, 2020

Prenatal checkups, education and care led by her community health worker helped Eliza Kazembe safely give birth to her first child, Prince Chimpaka.