Thu Aug 18, 2022

Pharmacist assists in African hospital

Amy Sessions loved meeting Sierra Leonean children.

Story By: Diana Mathews, staff writer

The West African nation of Sierra Leone has more than 7,000,000 inhabitants and only 120 doctors. Between 1991 and 2002, civil war destroyed much of the country’s infrastructure, including hospitals.

More than 50,000 Sierra Leoneans died from the fighting, and two million became refugees.


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