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Our VisionThe King’s Sierra Leone Partnership is working alongside local partners to build a strong and resilient health system in Sierra Leone. We’re doing this by building the capacity of individuals, institutions, and systems to improve health outcomes.Connaught Hospital’s Mental Health Nurse works with KSLP’s Psychiatrist to assess patients with mental health needs. These images were taken on the Momenta Project Sierra Leone 2015 workshop in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Photo © Katherine Wise/Momenta Workshops 2015.We will achieve this by working with local partners to:Pioneer health policy and models of care Deliver vital clinical services Provide health education and training through distance-learning, volunteer trips and a dedicated in-country team Produce new knowledge on health service strengthening through ground-breaking research Our ApproachThe King’s Sierra Leone Partnership (KSLP) works in partnership to improve health and health services in Sierra Leone. Our partnership is based on ideas of trust and shared accountability between King’s Sierra Leone Partnership and our local partners in Sierra Leone. The partnership is long-term but not permanent, and is based on reciprocal learning and mutual benefits.The strong relationships we’ve developed with our partners, as well as the dedication of our international volunteers, allows us to implement and support affordable, resilient, and integrated programmes that are aligned with Sierra Leonean health priorities. This means that the improvements we make have a better chance of becoming permanent positive change.