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Road to Recovery Web doc - Watch films


Road to Recovery is a stunning interactive web doc that takes you on an eye-opening journey that shows the fragility of the health system in Sierra Leone, and the inspiring solutions being pushed forward by communities across the country

Over two years, 70 community reporters have been trained to use their mobile phones to tell their own stories of life at the sharp end of the healthcare system. These films have been produced, filmed and edited by the community reporter network.

Road to Recovery seeks to put communities across Sierra Leone at the heart of the story. During the six short films, you will discover the challenges posed by poor road infrastructure, underpaid and disillusioned healthcare workers and sub-standard medical supply chains. But also the resilience and power of communities coming together to support each other. The films have been screened in seven locations across Sierra Leone during January and February 2021.

Please note that the films contain some disturbing images

Understaffed but not underwater
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Makali Gold Miners
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Nasiru’s Story- We need to have value for life
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I had to come home without my babies Mariama’s story
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The Village that grew tired of suffering
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Under the Coffee Tree- Sundu’s Story
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For the full experience, we strongly recommend you visit the interactive site, but these are some of the powerful films which feature there.

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View Road to Recovery manifesto

All content is available to be used by NGOs and other organisations in their advocacy work to prevent malaria. Please contact for more information.

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