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Since Sierra Leone recorded the  rst Ebola case on 24 May 2014, a total number of 8,706 people were infected and 3,590 have died. The Ebola outbreak put immense pressure on the, already fragile, health system and hit the poorest populations living in rural areas and urban slums.

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Screen Shot 2016-04-20 at 7.51.33 AMWHO Sierra Leone - 2015 Annual Report

A year shaped by many lessons learned. WHO now looks ahead to retain avigilant focus and to evolvean improved system for the prevention and management of outbreak of diseases.

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The structure and size of the WHO Sierra Leone Country Office has undergone significant change over the past two years. Prior to the Ebola outbreak WHO Sierra Leone consisted of around 40 staff situated in the Country Office in Freetown with no WHO presence in any of the 14 districts.

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Ebola survivors by district and distribution of survivor clinics 2015

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