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10.04.00 – ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH

WHO / EBOLA MEETING

A  World Health Organization (WHO) director said Tuesday, "this outbreak has not finished. It has not stopped. This week 35 cases of Ebola were reported from 2 countries. That is 4 times the number of cases from the week before.” UNTV CH

19 May 2015 | Read More »

SIERRA LEONE – GUINEA / EBOLA CROSSBORDER TRANSMISSION

The government of Guinea launched a new Ebola sensitization and early case detection campaign on Saturday  in Forécariah, a border region that is still registering high numbers of cases. UNMEER

18 May 2015 | Read More »

WHO / ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE

The World Health Organization  Wednesday warned that abuse of antibiotics means that the medicines are losing their effect. WHO

29 Apr 2015 | Read More »

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 »

 

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