The medical equipment the hopsital uses is often donated from overseas. Most of it is antiquated and unreliable.
Surgical safety equipment such as gloves, protective eyewear, masks and boots are often in short supply.
Medical students attends a lecture.
The emergency room of Connaught Hospital.
Connaught Hospital is the main referral hospital in Sierra Leone. Surgeons OverSeas (SOS) has been helping to improve surgical care since February 2008 with salary support for surgical health care workers, providing supplies and equipment, and undertaking training courses in emergency and essential surgical care.