On Friday 12th April 2024 the School of Midwifery in Bo witnessed the graduation Ceremony of Fifty-Six( 56) midwives, to support the Sierra Leone health sector in the fight against high mortality rates in the country.

This historic event marks the fifth(5th) successful batch of highly trained and qualified Sierra Leoneans produced by the School of Midwifery in Bo City.
Sierra Leone has cut its Child Mortality rates in the last decade. The goal is to reduce Mortality rates to less than 300 by 2025.

The government of Sierra Leone through the Ministry of Health and Sanitation has put in place a lot of health mechanisms in place sector to reduce Mortality rates in the country.

Mortality and child deaths can be prevented when women are reached with the right information and Skills, these efforts are part of the government’s initiatives to improve infant and maternal health in the country.

A Midwife(Midwifes) is a health professional who cares for mothers and newborns around Childbirth, a Specialization known as Midwifery.
The education and training for a midwife concentrates extensively on the care of women throughout their lifespan; concentrating on being experts. In most countries, midwives are recognized as Skilled healthcare providers. Midwives are trained to recognize variations from the normal progress of LABOR and understand how to deal with deviations from normal. They may intervene in high-risk Situations such as breech births, and twin births, using non-invasion techniques.