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UN / BAN

UN Chief Ban Ki-moon said that if “not properly treated”, Ebola may cause political instability in the affected countries. He called for “quick action” to tackle the spread of the virus. Ban also called on international airlines and shipment companies to lift the bans on travel and transport with the affected countries. UNFIEED-UNTV

16 Sep 2014 | Read More »

LIBERIA / LADSOUS EBOLA

The head of peacekeeping operations Hervé Ladsous was in Liberia to assess how UN peacekeepers (UNMIL) can support the fight against Ebola. UNMIL

11 Sep 2014 | Read More »

IMF / EBOLA

The IMF said Thursday that the impact of the Ebola outbreak will cut growth in Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea, raising their financing needs to $100-130 million each. IMF

11 Sep 2014 | Read More »

UN / LIBERIA EBOLA

The UN special representative for Liberia Karin Landgren warned that the Ebola crisis has become complex, with political, security, economic and social implications that will continue to affect the country well beyond the current medical emergency. UNIFEED-UNTV

9 Sep 2014 | Read More »

UN / EBOLA UPDATE

The World Heath Organization warned the heavy toll on health workers is hampering the efforts to control the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. The UN agency noted that more than 120 health professionals have died and more than 240 have contracted the disease in the affected countries. UNIFEED-UNTV

26 Aug 2014 | Read More »

WHO / PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY

 The UN World Health Organization (WHO) declared the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa an international public health emergency, saying: "our collective health security" depends on urgent support for containment in the affected countries. WHO

8 Aug 2014 | Read More »

WHO / EBOLA UPDATE

In Sierra Leone, there is a unanimous opinion among health officials that without more resources the fight against Ebola may prove to be too difficult.  According to the World Health Organization, Ebola has been linked to more than 660 deaths, while 1,093 people have been infected in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia. The agency and [...]

26 Jul 2014 | Read More »

GUINEA / EBOLA LAB TESTING

 Every day new cases of Ebola are being detected inLiberiaand it is essential to get the samples to the laboratory of the World Health Organization inGuéckédou,Guinea. By dugout canoe and then by car, they reach the lab and the results become available in less than three hours. WHO

22 Jul 2014 | Read More »

WHO / GUINEA EBOLA

The World Health Organization (WHO) has activated a Sub-regional Outbreak Coordination Centre in Conakry, Guinea in response to growing number of Ebola infections in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. WHO

16 Jul 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / EBOLA UPDATE

The World Health Organization (WHO) announced that the deadly Ebola virus has killed at least 539 people since the outbreak began in February, adding in that new cases are being reported in in Sierra Leone and Liberia, with 19 deaths over three days this week.  CH UNTV

11 Jul 2014 | Read More »

 

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