Monthly Archives: August 2014

SIERRA LEONE: WHO MOVED HEALTH WORKERS TO FREETOWN AFTER ONE INFECTED WITH EBOLA

GENEVA, Aug 28 — The World Health Organization (WHO) has temporarily pulled back its health workers from the Kailahun post in Sierra Leone to the capital, Freetown, after one of its health workers was infected with Ebola virus. “This was

Ecobank donates Le225,000,000 to Government of Sierra Leone in fight against Ebola

Ecobank has donated Le225,000,000 (USD50,000) to the Government of Sierra Leone to assist it in combatting the deadly Ebola virus which has ravaged Sierra Leone and several other West African countries. Ecobank Sierra Leone Managing Director Clement Dodoo made the

President Koroma Inspects Lakka, Emergency and Connaught Hospitals

President Ernest Bai Koroma on Monday 25th August made a conducted tour of health facilities meant for the containment of the deadly Ebola virus at Lakka, Connaught Hospital and the Emergency Hospital at Goderich, where he registered government’s appreciation to

UN TO INCREASE EBOLA RESPONSE IN SIERRA LEONE

ACCRA, Aug. 27, — The United Nations is committed to the surge Ebola response in Sierra Leone, but warns that reduction of flights would hamper the response. In a statement issued by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and copied to

Ambassador Timbo Takes Leave of President Koroma

Sierra Leone’s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, designate to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Alpha Seray Timbo on Tuesday 19thAugust took formal leave of His Excellency President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma at State House. Presenting the delegation to President Koroma, the

Ebola in Sierra Leone – The Joy of Survivors [blog]

I travelled upcountry last week to one of the worst affected areas of Sierra Leone ndash Kenema. When you arrive in the town, there’s a feeling that Ebola has settled in with no plans to move any time soon. Chlorine