A lack of running water. Leaking roofs. A dearth of essential drugs and basic vaccines.
It’s no wonder in communities throughout Sierra Leone, many people do not think of the local health facility as the first place to go for routine health care or for issues like illness or giving birth.
In turn, nurses and doctors are frustrated that community members do not visit health facilities regularly, making it more challenging for them to spread the word about potential health risks, preventative measures and healthy behaviors.
The good news is that change is afoot.
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FROM VISION TO ACTION by Health Communication Capacity Collaborative on Exposure