12 Jun Inside a vaccine clinic in Sierra Leone
Posted at 13:33h in News
The BBC’s medical correspondent, Fergus Walsh, has been to Sierra Leone to see what progress is being made in improving child health. It has one of the highest rates of child mortality, but there are signs of improvement.
Free healthcare was introduced last year for pregnant and breast-feeding women and children under five. Immunisation is another key tool in preventing deaths in childhood.