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17.01.00 – AFRICA

MONROVIA / EBOLA & MALNUTRITION

UNICEF-trained community health workers are conducting door-to-door campaigns to raise awareness about Ebola and malnutrition in urban poor areas in Monrovia. UNICEF

24 Dec 2014 | Read More »

SIERRA LEONE / AUTOCLAVES

With support from the United Nations Development Programme and the Global Environment Facility, Sierra Leone has begun to use new, environmentally-friendly sterilizing equipment to help dispose of the vast amounts of contaminated protective equipment and infectious waste generated in treating Ebola patients. UNDP

23 Dec 2014 | Read More »

UN / BAN EBOLA

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, two days back from visiting Ebola areas of Africa, said today the disease remains an emergency but affected nations should "avoid travel restrictions, border closures and other counter-productive obstacles." UNIFEED UNTV

22 Dec 2014 | Read More »

SIERRA LEONE / UNDP CASH

For the month of December the United Nations Development Programme  is supporting the government of Sierra Leone to ensure that those workers at the Ebola Treatment Units receive hazard pay quickly and efficiently. Doctors, nurses, first responders, and burial teams are among the many workers deployed on the front lines in the fight to rid [...]

22 Dec 2014 | Read More »

GUINEA, MALI / BAN, EBOLA

Cautioning that much remains to be done to wipe out Ebola in Guinea, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in Conakry today (20 December) said that "the United Nations will stand with Guinea and Guinean people until such time that we can declare that this country is free from Ebola." UNMEER  

20 Dec 2014 | Read More »

LIBERIA / ELECTIONS

Liberia stages a special senatorial election amidst the Ebola crisis. UNMIL  

20 Dec 2014 | Read More »

SIERRA LEONE / BAN

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today (19 December) visited an Ebola treatment centre in Sierra Leone and praised the response to the outbreak, singling out Ebola fighters for special acclaim.UNMEER

19 Dec 2014 | Read More »

LIBERIA / BAN

  United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today that the promising results that Liberia has experienced, must be shared regionally to avoid the risk of retransmission" in the effort of defeating the Ebola crisis in West Africa, as he made a series of visits to countries most-affected by the unprecedented outbreak, which has sickened some 18,000 people [...]

19 Dec 2014 | Read More »

SIERRA LEONE / WHO EBOLA MOTORCYCLES

The World Health Organization is fighting Ebola in Sierra Leone, with, among other things a fleet of motorbikes. WHO

18 Dec 2014 | Read More »

SIERRA LEONE / WESTERN AREA SURGE

The Western Area surge got under way today (17 December) in Freetown in an effort to contain the alarming rise in registered Ebola cases in Sierra Leone.UNMEER

17 Dec 2014 | Read More »

 

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