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Teenage pregnancy is one of the universal problems that affect the lives of adolescent and young girl’s. Teenage pregnancy often risks girls health and impediments to their, social, economic and political progress and empowerment of adolescent and young girls in Sierra Leone. All teenage pregnancies irrespective of the outcome have adverse consequences for the girls, their parents and the community..

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This is the second annual report of the ‘Survey of Modern Contra ceptives and Essential Life saving Maternal and Reproductive Health Medicines in Service Delivery Points’ in Sierra Leone.Sierra Leone, with a projected current population of about 6.1 million, has about the highest maternal (857/100,000 live births), infant (89/1,000), under-f ive (140/1,000) and child mortality (56/1,000) in the world

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Many social policies, including health policies, assume that young adolescents are living with at least one or, ideally, both parents. It is presumed that parents (or even grandparents) may be relied upon to provide income, moral or logistical support, housing, and protection. Many programs directed at this age group assume some level of engagement by parents and therefore may seek to have parental input on important policies.

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Improving the health of a nation is one of the key priorities of our Government. Formulation of launch of this National Health SEctor Strategic PLan (2010-2015) for further development of our country's health sector is therefore a major achievement.

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Many countries have taken up the cause of preventing adolescent pregnancies, often through actions aimed at changing a girl’s behaviour. Implicit in such interventions are a belief that the girl is responsible for preventing pregnancy and an assumption that if she does become pregnant, she is at fault.

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This document summarizes UNFPA's support to the Free Health Care Initiative from the planning stage to the launching and operationalization. Main areas of UNFPA interventions include procurement and distribution of drugs and equipment,strengthening of the logistics system, improvement of CEmONC, capacity building of health related human resources, empowerment for effective and sustainable demand creation.

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This report presents the results of the first of three successive monitoring surveys to be implemented over a two year period to assess progress on selected output and outcome indicators. The survey was conducted in May / June 2014 to establish a baseline to monitor the effectiveness of UNFPA interventions under the DFID/UK AID supported "Improving Reproductive Maternal and Newborn Health Programme (IRMNH) in Sierra Leone project.

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