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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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Glasgow 2014: the friendly games and Africa

Some names to inspire and follow at the Games   Adrien Niyonshuti: “These people came to my home and my school and killed my family” Country: Rwanda Sport: Road cycling Competition dates: 31 July & 3 August Competition venue: Glasgow…

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USA Donate Medical Equipment

U.S. Embassy and Project C.U.R.E. USA Donate Medical Equipment to Military Hospital FREETOWN, SIERRA LEONE – The U.S. Government in collaboration with Project C.U.R.E. USA will donate two 40-ft. containers of hospital equipment to the 34 Military Hospital of the…

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7th Consultative Group Meeting on Sierra Leone

Statement by Mr. Makhtar Diop World Bank Vice President for Africa Region,  Bintumani International Conference Centre, June 19, 2014 Your Excellency President Koroma, Honorable Ministers and Members of Parliament, Distinguished members of the Diplomatic and Counsellor Corp, Colleague Vice President…

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Sierra Leone: Towards getting politics right

By Charles Davies The Constitutional Review Commission must be seen as an opportunity to change the current system of government and replacing it with a system that will make governance better.  To that extent, the APC government of President Ernest…

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President Koroma upbeat about the future

President Ernest Bai Koroma, upbeat about the future and the uber development in Sierra Leone. The Constitutional Review Commission will only serve to make politics better. Full interview only on: newafricaanalysis.co.uk soon, and NAA relaunched magazine edition July 2014.

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