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Update on construction of the Tikonko Birth Waiting Home

Update on construction of the Tikonko Birth Waiting Home

As of Feb. 15, 2017 the beautiful blue roof is completed as well as the ceilings, electrical wiring, windows and doors. The walls are being plastered. Next will be the tiling of the floors, priming and painting, completing the bathrooms and latrine.
Before opening, a separate triage building

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Scenes from Tikonko 2017

Scenes from Tikonko 2017

These  pictures are from the recent visit of Dr. Carol Nelson.  Included are scenes from the Birth Waiting Home construction, community meetings, residents of Tikonko Chiefdom, and the training program for the Community Health Workers.

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News from Tikonko by Carol Nelson

News from Tikonko by Carol Nelson

January 20, 2017
Carol Nelson’s Report from Tikonko for the Website;
Having returned from Sierra Leone on January 18, I wish to share with you the outstanding work that RHCI is doing in the Tikonko Chiefdom, and the work still to be done.
Arriving in Tikonko on Friday,

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Stories from Tikonko by Gary Johnson

Stories from Tikonko by Gary Johnson

RHCI board member Gary Johnson MD, MPH and his wife, Sandra, arrived in Tikonko in early May 2016. For 6 months they lived in the village, working to advance RHCI’s mission. While they have been in the USA recently, Gary will be leaving for Sierra Leone again on December 16,

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