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VIDEO: ‘It’s a battle to survive’
An intimate 7-minute video portrait shares a stonecutter’s family struggling with hunger in Sierra Leone.
First Ebola, then Covid-19
Four years ago, New Internationalist travelled to West Africa to hear the stories of communities in recovery from the deadly Ebola epidemic.
gets back in touch.
Sierra Leone’s fight against malaria
In a series of web documentaries, Sierra Leonean citizen reporters lay bare the devastating impacts of malaria.
Survivors and doctors fight back against FGM
Without proper care, the value of post-FGM reconstructive surgery can be limited.
Kyle G. Brown
After Ebola – in pictures
The world’s media has moved on but people in Sierra Leone are still living with the consequences of the most deadly outbreak of Ebola in history. This photo gallery by
provides a glimpse into how they are coping, two years on.
Why did the market fail to produce an Ebola vaccine?
lost 47 relatives in the outbreak. He explores why dysfunctional R&D is letting down those people who need it most.
Did we learn the right lessons from Ebola?
And will Sierra Leone be ready, should the virus return?
travelled there to find out.
Ebola - the facts
Statistics and more on the spread of the virus through West Africa.
Ebola crisis highlights urgent need for reform
While many say the epidemic is nearing its ‘end’, important questions still need to be addressed, writes
Malaria battles in Sierra Leone
comments from Freetown on the tussle between traditional beliefs and pharmaceuticals in treating the epidemic.
Counting kids in Sierra Leone
The country’s first headcount of street children is complete. Now the government must act, says
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