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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 »

EBOLA / VACCINE TRIAL

Based on promising data from initial clinical trials in late 2014, WHO with its partners will launch a Phase III trial in Guinea on 7 March to test the VSV-EBOV vaccine for efficacy and effectiveness to prevent Ebola. WHO

5 Mar 2015 | Read More »

WHO / EBOLA FOREIGN MEDICAL TEAMS

The World Health Organization (WHO) held a Foreign Medical Teams meeting on the phase II of the Ebola response – getting to zero; best practices at country level; the future of Foreign Medical Teams, priorities and next steps. WHO / FILE

19 Feb 2015 | Read More »

FAO /EBOLA

The UN food agency (FAO) will invest $5 million into its Ebola Response Programme in Guinea, which aims to assist households whose livelihoods and access to food have been severely threatened by the impact of that virus outbreak. FAO

18 Feb 2015 | Read More »

LIBERIA GUINEA / HELEN CLARK

The Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Helen Clark, arrived Friday in Liberia, continuing her tour through the Ebola affected countries. Upon arrival, Clark briefed reporters on the role that UNDP will be playing in the early stages of Ebola recovery. UNMEER

13 Feb 2015 | Read More »

GUINEA / EBOLA CLARK AHMED WRAP

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator, Helen Clark, began a tour through the Ebola Affected countries on Thursday (Feb 12) in Conakry, the capital of Guinea. At the same time, he United Nations top Ebola official in West Africa, visited the town of  Forecariah, in Guinea, that has recently registered a spike in cases of [...]

13 Feb 2015 | Read More »

 

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