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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 »

GUINEA / EBOLA SCHOOLS REOPENING

Schools have reopened today in Guinea, three months after the start of the school year was delayed because of the Ebola outbreak. Safiatou Sampou and her brother Moussa woke up at daybreak, making sure that they would have time to prepare and make it to school on time. During their extended vacation they kept up with [...]

19 Jan 2015 | Read More »

GUINEA / EBOLA TRACING

Early every morning contact tracers begin their daily rounds visiting the families and other contacts of those that have been diagnosed with the Ebola virus. It is a difficult and sometimes dangerous job. UNMEER

14 Jan 2015 | Read More »

GUINEA / DONKA HOSPITAL AHMED

On his final day of his first tour through Ebola affected countries,the Head of the United Nations Mission for Emergency Ebola Response (UNMEER), Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed visited the Ebola treatment ward at Donka Hospital, in Guinea's capital, Conakry. UNMEER

13 Jan 2015 | Read More »

GUINEA / EBOLA AHMED CONDE

The Head of the United Nations Mission for Emergency Ebola Response (UNMEER) Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed travelled to Guinea where he met with President Alpha Condé. UNMEER

12 Jan 2015 | Read More »

SIERRA LEONE / EBOLA NABARRO AYLWARD

Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, the Head of the United Nations Mission for Emergency Ebola Response (UNMEER) today (8 Jan) met with Sierra Leone's President Ernest Bai Koroma in his continuing effort to coordinate UN activities in the fight against the disease. UNMEER

8 Jan 2015 | Read More »

 

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