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CPI December, 2023 = 52.16% Y/Y | GDP Growth 2022 = 3.5% | Population (2021 Mid-Term Census) = 7,548,702 (Male = 3,727,747 (49%) Female = 3,820,955 (50.6%) | PPI 2022 - Q2 =20.33% Y/Y | PHC Projection 2022 (Medium Variant) = 8,494,260 | Population (National - 2015 Census) = 7,092,113

Francis Smart 2

Francis Smart, MD, MPH (Population, Family and Reproductive Health). 

He is a public health specialist with over 20 years of combined clinical and public health practices. His technical strength is in maternal and child health programming. He worked as programme manager for Reproductive Health and Family Planning in the Ministry of Health and Sanitation. He also worked for WHO country office as National Professional Officer (NPO) for Sexual Reproductive Health and also worked for UNFPA as Reproductive Health Programming Specialist. He has served as District Medical Officer in Bonthe and Kailahun Districts. Served as Health Systems Strengthening Programme Manager and he is currently the Director of Policy, Planning and Information in the Ministry of Health and Sanitation.