Total Population (2015): 7.1 million
Life expectancy at Birth : 50
Probability of dying under age five: 120/1000
Fertility (Births/woman): 4.7
Maternal Mortality: 1360/100,000
Lifetime risk of maternal death: 1 in 17
Tikonko is located 7 miles south of Bo at the junction of Tikonko Road and Lembema Road. Tikonko Town is the largest of many villages, with about 1000 residents. More than 25 villages use the Tikonko Health Center for medical care, labor, and delivery.
Current Health Access in Tikonko
- One in 17 women die related to pregnancy and childbirth of preventable causes such as hemorrhage, infection, eclampsia, and obstructed labor.
- One in 8 children do not reach the age of 5.