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June 29, 2018
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Blog Sallieu Sesay

Kombra Network

BackgroundSierra Leone has one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the world with 1,165 deaths per 100000 live births (DHS, 2013). Healthcare services are overstretched with 1 health worker to 5,319 people (WHO, 2010) – underscoring the rickety nature…

Ebola KAP Study Lead

FOCUS 1000 is supporting the efforts of the Government of Sierra Leone, development partners, and civil society in addressing the current Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) epidemic. With the support of the Centres for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC), UNICEF and  the Catholic Relief Services (CRS), FOCUS1000 has conducted a series of three National KAP studies to determine  public knowledge, attitudes, and practices (KAP) Relating to EVD Prevention and Medical Care in Sierra Leone. The findings are being used to help inform  national social mobilization efforts.