Sierra Leone Successfully Reducing NTD Rates For 7 Reasons
The Guardian: 7 reasons why Sierra Leone is winning against neglected tropical diseases
Mary Hodges, Sierra Leone country director for Helen Keller International
“…While sustained funding from USAID is one explanation behind the country’s success, other countries like Nigeria, with strong funding and better resourced health sectors and public communications systems, have not made the same level of progress. So why has progress in NTD control in Sierra Leone been so swift? Here are some key lessons behind Sierra Leone’s success…” Hodges lists seven reasons, from small geographic area to improving health leadership training (6/24).