Al Jazeera English



Al Jazeera Media Network, headquartered in Qatar, launched in 2006 and today it has more than 4,000 staff members from over 70 nationalities, making the newsrooms the most diverse in the world. Al Jazeera broadcasts to more than 220 million households in more than 100 countries. Al Jazeera has received prestigious awards from organisations across the globe. The network has been honoured for overall excellence in achieving its mission, in addition to praise for Al Jazeera's individual reporters and their work. Al Jazeera English (AJE), part of the Al Jazeera Media Network, is an international 24-hour English-language news and current affairs TV channel. It is the world's first English-language news channel to be headquartered in the Middle East. The channel aims to provide both a regional voice and a global perspective for a potential world audience of over one billion English speakers who do not share the Anglo-American worldview.

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Medicine and motherhood in crisis

This investigation will provide context to high maternal & infant mortality rates in Sierra Leone. We explore the legacy of the Ebola epidemic, its impact on the country’s health system and what this means for new & expectant mothers.