September 19, 2011
Sierra Leone Health and Sanitation Minister Haja Zainab Bangura traveled to Cuba last weekend to finalize negotiations to bring much needed health workers to her country.
The verdict: success, in the form of 32 health specialists coming to Sierra Leone.
She is overjoyed. For a country with a dire shortage of health workers, Bangura said the team will have an immediate impact. South Africa is funding the program with a $3 million grant to Sierra Leone.READ MORE »