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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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

Life Inside the Ebola Lock Down

    Once, when I had my 2nd year medical professional exams coming up, I decided I would stay at home for one straight week. That was inDecember, during the Christmas season. I needed to study and I couldn’t afford… Continue Reading →

My Ebola Story

June 5, 2014. It was in the middle of a busy day when Theophilus walked into our office. He had a story to share. It was a story of hope, faith and survival. In the end, he agreed to share… Continue Reading →

Dealing with post Ebola complacency

    ‘It came, we saw and we conquered.’ This is how the average Nigerian sees Ebola – a once menacing threat that has departed from their world,never to return; leaving in its wake martyrs, memorable jokes and lots of… Continue Reading →

Is Airport Screening Tight Enough?

  This question made the rounds of international news feeds inthe last days of 2014,  when a ScottishNurse, Pauline Cafferkey, cleared by airport screening at the Heathrow Airport, United Kingdom, came down with the Ebola infection. She had returned via… Continue Reading →

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