The fight is not over. The Foundation has committed a EUR 2.1 million extension to our COVID-19 emergency response.
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Jaundice is a dangerous disease especially affecting new-born babies less than two weeks old. Without treatment jaundice can cause brain damage leading to permanent disability or even death.
Sierra Leone has one of the highest neonatal mortality rates worldwide. Especially the women in rural areas do not have access to maternal health care including ultrasound examination, leading to many unnecessary complications.
Many people in the Mubimbi community do not have access to safe drinking water due to the lack of sufficient water fetching points. They are exposed to the risks of drinking contaminated water.
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