Tag : Sierra Leone

Susan Mboya-Kidero
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Coca-Cola Africa Foundation responds to Ebola crisis

The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation (TCCAF), an entity of The Coca-Cola Company, has responded to the Ebola crisis in West Africa by donating medical equipment and supplies to healthcare centres affected by the outbreak, it was announced on 20th September. Through…

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UNICEF/ World Bank airlift Ebola supplies to Freetown

With funds from the World Bank, UNICEF has procured and facilitated the delivery of 48 metric tons of assorted drugs and other medical supplies worth over $ 825,000 for the treatment of people who have contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone….

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Ebola outbreak: Red Cross appeals for more funds

Construction of an isolation facility that will improve the effective treatment of Ebola cases in Sierra Leone has now commenced in earnest, as the Red Cross scales up response to the Ebola outbreak. Red Cross teams in Sierra Leone are…

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What’s missing in the Ebola fight

If the Ebola epidemic devastating the countries of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone had instead struck Washington, New York or Boston, there is no doubt that the health systems in place could contain and then eliminate the disease. Hospitals would…

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Ebola task force for travel & tourism – WHO

The World Health Organization said on Monday 18th August 2014 that it had set up a task force with the global airline and tourism industry in an effort to contain the spread of Ebola. The UN agency said it was…

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How to stop Ebola – and the next outbreak

For only the third time in its 66-year history, the World Health Organization has declared a global public health emergency. This time it is for the Ebola outbreak in the three West African countries of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone….

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Curbing Ebola: the role of health workers

The growing transmission rate and Ebola-associated deaths among health staffs (doctors, CHOs, nurses, porters and cleaners for example) concur with scientific evidence linking greater exposure to Ebola with health care settings. As efforts on the sensitization on the Ebola scourge…

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Ebola: World Bank Group mobilises funding

With the latest death toll from the West Africa Ebola epidemic now at 887, the World Bank Group today pledged as much as US $200 million in emergency funding to help Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone contain the spread of…

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Sierra Leone: How not to milk Ebola

The outbreak of Ebola in West Africa has raised a number of issues, and also highlighted the deficiencies in Sierra Leone’s healthcare, and public health infrastructures.  It has also emphasised how such emotive issues can provide opportunities for people to…

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Ebola: British Red Cross appeal

The British Red Cross has launched an emergency appeal to help communities affected by the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa. Ebola has claimed more than 720 lives across Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia, in what is the worst outbreak…

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