Country Profile

Primary health care and family medicine in Sierra Leone

Colan Robinson
African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine | Vol 11, No 1 | a2051 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/phcfm.v11i1.2051 | © 2019 Colan Robinson | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 11 February 2019 | Published: 30 July 2019

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Colan Robinson, Kings Sierra Leone Partnership, Freetown, Sierra Leone


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Abstract

This article is a country profile of Sierra Leone describing the state of primary health care and family medicine in early 2019. Family medicine in Sierra Leone faces many challenges but recent changes in the location of the training programme encourage optimism that it may become better established within the next few years.

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family medicine; postgraduate training; Sierra Leone

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