Rural Health Care Initiative
  • Partnering with Sierra Leone to save lives

Pictures from Tikonko Fall 2017

Here is a gallery of pictures from our work this fall in Tikonko Sierra Leone. The gallery includes pictures of the birth waiting home and new parents with their babies! Make sure to check back often as we'll be adding more galleries featuring the people and the places we strive to help with your donations.

Carol Nelson

Board Chair

Carol Nelson MD is a retired physician from the U of MN Boynton Health Women's Clinic and St. Paul Primary Care Clinic with 38 years of primary care experience. In 2013, 2015 and December 2016-January 2017, she traveled to Tikonko in Sierra Leone. During the recent trip, she facilitated a Helping Babies Breathe training session for the Traditional Birth Attendants in Tikonko Chiefdom. Dr. Nelson is currently pursuing her Master's of Public Health at the U of MN School of Public Health, with a focus on Global Health.

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