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Ebola virus disease

Living with a Viral Villian

West Africa and indeed the world is approaching Zero Ebola Cases. But there are a whole lot of issues that need to approach zero before we can begin to rejoice. Chief of them is the acute stigmatization that Ebola Survivors… Continue Reading →

Is Money All that is needed to Stop Ebola?

You know the popular saying, ‘Money can’t buy happiness’? How about ‘Money can’t but love’, or ‘Money can’t buy good health’? Over time, people have filled in the blanks on this popular statement and with good reason. It’s because monetary… Continue Reading →

Zero Ebola Cases – A Checkpoint, Not a Destination

As the world races to achieve Zero Ebola Cases, international agencies and donor organizations working with affected countries may have to shift their focus from the number of Ebola cases to the aftermath of Ebola – psychologically, economically, socially and… Continue Reading →

Still She Fights On

Eunice did not hide. She immediately called for immediate treatment and care. Eunice Jalloh, a 29 year-old housewife contracted Ebola when she paid a friend a visit. She found her sick and vomiting. Not knowing her friend had Ebola, she helped… Continue Reading →

For Ebola Survivors, The Fight Has Just Begun

Meet Isatu Charm, a 51 year-old Ebola Survivor from Tonkolili District. Prior to contracting Ebola Virus Disease, Charm was a nurse at the Government Hospital, Magburaka. Her story reminds the rest of us that the fight against Ebola continues long… Continue Reading →

Ebola On Wheels – Kamara’s Story

Few people on earth are brave enough to return to a place that nearly got them killed. More so, when the place is an Ebola ambulance. Abdul Richard Kamara, a 35 year-old professional driver and Ebola survivor from Sierra Leone… Continue Reading →

Nigerian Ebola Volunteers Need Appreciation Too

Monday, 20th October, 2014 would go down as one of the most anticipated days in Nigerian history. Finally it came and Nigeria was declared free from Ebola by the World Health Organization (WHO). Everyone was relieved and happy that the… Continue Reading →

How Social Media Is Helping Fight Ebola Rumors In Nigeria

  “News spread like wild fire – especially bad news” – Anonymous The recent outbreak of Ebola across Central and West Africa has left much destruction in its wake. For bystanders and survivors alike, it was a horrific incident nobody… Continue Reading →

Training Health Workers for Ebola Response and Community Support

The Ebola crisis and its aftermath continue to challenge health workers and health systems in West Africa. Governments and international organizations that support health workers are seeking answers for how they can restore health services in West Africa, strengthen health… Continue Reading →

Why is Ebola so deadly?

    Large populations across borders affected, over 6800 lives lost, hundreds of new infections daily. Over a billion dollars in estimated expenditure on direct health costs, human resources and logistics from numerous governments, international organizations and not for profit… Continue Reading →

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