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Country health profile


The Country health profile provides facts about the general health situation in Sierra Leone and how the health system is organised.

Sierra Leone country health profile

Health topics


The Health topics provide information on health programmes, diseases and health systems issues with basic facts, figures and links to more indepth information and policy documents.

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In the Publications section you will find some of the most recent Sierra Leone related WHO reports, guidelines and policies as well as strategic national health policy documents and reports of special interest.


National Infection Prevention and Control Action Plan 2016-2019 

The recent Ebola outbreak accelerated efforts to strengthen health systems in Sierra Leone including Infection Prevention and Control (IPC). A National IPC Unit has been established in the Ministry of Health and Sanitation, IPC guidelines and policy developed and ready for implementation. Now a detailed three year action plan has been developed to facilitate implementation of post Ebola priorities and as well as coordination of partners’ activities.  

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About us


Meet the WHO Sierra Leone Country Team and learn more about our work in Sierra Leone, who we are and how to contact us.

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Welcome to the Data section that will help you find the most recent and updated relevant data and statistics on the health trends in Sierra Leone. Infographics, reports and links are available here.


Ebola survivors by district and distribution of survivor clinics 2015

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