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Sierra Leone Psychiatric Hospital (previously known as Kissy Mental Hospital) was infamous for treatment of its patients, many of them chained in inhuman conditions. The only psychiatric facility in Sierra Leone is undergoing regeneration. It's buildings are being renovated and conditions for patients are improving. There is however a serious shortage of medical and nursing staff. The image shows an old ward being torn down to make space for a new facility.
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Pavel Nasadil
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Kissy Psychiatric Hospital, Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone Psychiatric Hospital (previously known as Kissy Mental Hospital) was infamous for treatment of its patients, many of them chained in inhuman conditions. The only psychiatric facility in Sierra Leone is undergoing regeneration. It's buildings are being renovated and conditions for patients are improving. There is however a serious shortage of medical and nursing staff. The image shows an old ward being torn down to make space for a new facility.