COVID-19 in Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone is currently battling its third wave of COVID-19 and experiencing shortages of life-saving equipment within their hospitals. The Director of Holy Spirit Hospital has requested our help in getting some desperately needed equipment and OWWH is heeding his call. We have mobilized to procure (3) 10 liter oxygen concentrators (used to deliver high concentrations of oxygen to COVID patients) to compensate for the lack of access to ventilators in Sierra Leone. Accessory equipment needed for oxygen support such as oxygen masks, tubing, and connectors for the oxygen concentrators as well as sterile gloves, the most basic of medical supplies, are being shipped directly to Sierra Leone from OWWH to help support Holy Spirit Hospital during this crisis.