Sierra Leone to Receive Maternal, Child Health Assistance From UK

Sierra Leone is expected to receive 54 million pounds (USD89.8 million) from the United Kingdom for the financing of its new

. The program aims to provide access to free, lifesaving health care to children under 5 years and to pregnant and lactating women in the African country.

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  • Ivy Mungcal

    As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.