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GUINEA / EBOLA BOKE OUTBREAK

A surge in new cases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) brought the mining port town of Kamsar to the front line in the fight to reach the elusive goal of zero cases of EVD in Guinea. UNMEER

19 May 2015 | Read More »

GUINEA / EBOLA FINAL PUSH

Tuesday marked the final day of a four day Government-led campaign to find all suspected cases in Forecariah, Guinea, the current epicentre of the Ebola outbreak. UNICEF

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 »

UNMEER / NEW CHIEF

The outgoing Chief of the United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response , Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed warned against complacency, before living Monrovia Wednesday. UNMEER

29 Apr 2015 | Read More »

GUINEA / EBOLA MOBILIZATION CAMPAIGN

The Chief of the UN Mission for Ebola Emergency Response launched an anti-Ebola mobilization campaign in Guinea Friday, warning that although the Coyah area has not had a case since 14 April, the community should not become complacent. UNMEER

24 Apr 2015 | Read More »

SIERRA LEONE / SCHOOL OPENING

As around 1.8 million children in Sierra Leone are returning  to school this week after an eight month break due to Ebola, the Government of Sierra Leone, UNICEF and partners are working to ensure that children are safe through teacher training, hand-washing and regular temperature checks. UNICEF  

16 Apr 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 »

GUINEA / EBOLA FORECARIAH

For the second time in less than two months, the Head of the United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER) visited the town Forécariah in Guinea, a heavily-affected area which also remains a strong pocket of resistance to the response. UNMEER

11 Mar 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / EBOLA PRESSER

The World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) are combining their forces to help get the current Ebola outbreak down to zero cases in West Africa. The platform also establishes an alert and response infrastructure for future crises. WHO

11 Mar 2015 | Read More »

GUINEA / EBOLA VACCINE TRIALS

Clinical trials of a new Ebola vaccine begun this week in the heart of Conakry, capital of Guinea. The first phase of the vaccination campaign includes frontline health care workers who volunteered for the trials. The participants were selected according to a strict protocol.  UNMEER

10 Mar 2015 | Read More »

 

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