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10.04.00 – ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH

WHO / EBOLA PRESSER

A World Health Organization (WHO) top official said Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) is still a threat for the international community, but the risk of it spreading seems to be diminishing. WHO

10 Apr 2015 | Read More »

WHO / WORLD HEALTH DAY

Dr Margaret Chan, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Tuesday kicked off World Health day with a visit to the Rungis wholesale market in Paris.¬†WHO  

7 Apr 2015 | Read More »

SIERRA LEONE / EBOLA QUARANTINE HOUSING

The old police academy barracks in Hastings, Sierra Leone are being renovated to house Ebola quarantined families who don't have a proper place to stay. UNMEER

3 Apr 2015 | Read More »

SIERRA LEONE / EBOLA REOPENED HOSPITAL

Since it opened in 2002, Holy Spirit Hospital in Makeni, Sierra Leone, had been a model institution. But with the outset on the Ebola outbreak in May 2014, the hospital was forced to close its doors. UNMEER

1 Apr 2015 | Read More »

SIERRA LEONE / EBOLA QUARANTINE LATRINES

The tiny village of Kontadubala in Kambia District, Sierra Leone, may seem like a postcard of idyllic country life, but the Ebola crisis has shed a light on longstanding problems such as the lack of water and sanitation. UNMEER

31 Mar 2015 | Read More »

SIERRA LEONE / EBOLA WATER

The Kolenté River provides running water to the town of Kambia in Sierra Leone through a water treatment plant built with support from the Japanese government in 2013. But Sierra Leone's economic constraints meant that the plant was only running three times a week and only for a couple of hours a day. UNMEER

30 Mar 2015 | Read More »

SIERRA LEONE / EBOLA QIP

The remote Masanga Village in the Tonkolili district of Sierra Leone has not been immune to the Ebola outbreak. When a family member fell ill Ali Kamara sought help from village leaders. After his relative, a woman who had suffered from leprosy and tuberculosis, was diagnosed Ebola positive, the whole family had to be quarantined. [...]

25 Mar 2015 | Read More »

LIBERIA / ORLANDO BLOOM

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom concluded a four-day visit to Liberia where he praised the efforts of Ebola-affected communities in combatting the deadly virus. UNICEF

23 Mar 2015 | Read More »

SIERRA LEONE / EBOLA BAI KOROMA

Sierra Leone’s President warned about complacency and the danger of not following safety measures in the fight against Ebola. Ernest Bai Koroma spoke of a recent case in Bombali that avoided detection and caused 54 infections and 42 deaths. UNMEER

16 Mar 2015 | Read More »

GUINEA / EBOLA FORCES VIVES

During the forum held today in Guinea’s capital Conakry, representatives of political parties committed to depoliticize the issue of Ebola in order to come to grips with the worst health crisis in Guinea has ever known. UNMEER

12 Mar 2015 | Read More »

 

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