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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

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LIBERIA / EBOLA AHMED WRAP

The new Head of the United Nations Mission for Emergency Ebola Response, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, today (7 Jan) travelled to rural communities in Liberia where despite progress Ebola has not yet been defeated. UNMEER

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LIBERIA / EBOLA AHMED

The new Head of the United Nations Mission for Emergency Ebola Response (UNMEER) Tuesday (6 January) told Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf the UN is "here to support you." UNMEER

7 Jan 2015 | Read More »

ACCRA / EBOLA

Anthony Banbury, Head of the United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response said today "the global response to the Ebola crisis has been extremely successful during this past ninety days." UNMEER

2 Jan 2015 | Read More »

SIERRA LEONE / BANBURY EBOLA

On his final days as the Head of the United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER), Anthony Banbury visited a series of health facilities recently set up in distant areas of Sierra Leone to combat the deadly outbreak. UNMEER

31 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 »

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 »

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 »

 

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