The free health program aims to reach 250,000 pregnant women and lactating mothers, as well as 1 million children under five. To learn more, click on the video link below.
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A baby is weighed inside the Kroo Bay Health center in the capital of Freetown in Sierra Leone in April. While doctors and health facilities are scarce in the country, there is hope for the future since the government announced it will give free health care to all pregnant women and children starting April 27.