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The Ministry of Health & Sanitation (MoHS) believes that access to sound health is a human right, its vision is to ensure a functional national health system delivering efficient, high quality health care services that are accessible, equitable and affordable for everybody in Sierra Leone and the overall goal is to maintain and improve the health of its citizens.

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Communicable Diseases - Availability of PMTCT services

Sixty-one percent (61%) of facilities offered PMTCT services. All facilities providing PMTCT services offered HCT for pregnant women. Fifty-three percent (53%) of facilities provided HCT to HIV-positive women and exposed infants. Notably, one of five facilities offering PMTCT services did not provide ARV prophylaxis to HIV-positive pregnant women and exposed infants. Half of the facilities provided nutritional counselling services to mothers and their babies.

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2019-07-19
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2019-07-15
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