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Meet the Journalists: Matt Hongoltz-Hetling and Michael Seamans

Matt Hongoltz-Hetling and Michael Seamans traveled to Sierra Leone to document an ongoing healthcare crisis that has been overshadowed by the Ebola crisis—the 39,000 infants and young children who die every year of preventable causes, such as pneumonia, diarrhea, malaria and measles. Pregnant women who are caught between the twin dangers of corrupt medical workers and untrained faith healers need a third alternative. Wellbody Alliance, a small NGO, is promay provide ; in April 2015, that third alternative might have arrived in the country's remote Kono District—in a program supported by the Wellbody Alliance, a small NGO.