Project HOPE focuses on reducing Sierra Leone's high neonatal mortality rate through clinical trainings for health workers, mentorship programs for new mothers, and hospital rehabilitation.
Project HOPE in Sierra Leone
What's New in Sierra Leone
Project HOPE’s commitment to reducing child mortality
If the world is to make significant gains on the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) target on child survival, it is paramount that there is increased focus on the bottlenecks for neonatal survival.
Simple Intervention Helps Low Birth Weight Babies Thrive
Twin brothers James and Joseph are a beautiful example of how this care works. Born premature in September, the babies were just 1.9kg (4.1 pounds) and 2.0kg (4.4 pounds) at birth.
Saving Newborns in Sierra Leone with Kangaroo Mother Care
Sierra Leone has one of the highest infant and maternal mortality rates in the world and I have been told that since the Ebola epidemic, the country of six million people currently has less than 100 doctors and no neonatal specialists.
Exponential Rewards for the Greatest Impact on Health
Eden Ahmed Mdluli, M.P.H, PMP, Project HOPE’s Senior Program Officer, RMNCH, accompanied a team of experts for a National Training of Trainers on Essential Newborn Care in Sierra Leone.
HOPE Against All Odds
I work as a Pediatrician in a hospital in Ghana. We have volunteers come in several times a year, but here I was, now having an opportunity to be a volunteer to others, and uniquely, to my country of birth.