Monday, 18 August 2014

China to continue helping Sierra Leone

Members of Chinese medical expert team demonstrate during a training with Sierra Leone medical workers in Freetown, Sierra Leone, Aug 14, 2014. China has sent three expert teams and medical supplies to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone to assist in the prevention and control of the Ebola virus. [Photo/Xinhua]
FREETOWN -- China will provide Sierra Leone with more assistance if necessary to help the West African country fight the Ebola outbreak, Beijing's ambassador said Sunday.

President Koroma Addresses Media on Ebola

By State House Communications Unit
As a way of keeping citizens abreast with government’s efforts in containing the Ebola epidemic, President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma on Friday 15th August at State House addressed media practitioners comprising both local and international journalists, on the role of government since the outbreak of the disease in May this year.

Ministry of Health and Sanitation Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Press Release 17/8/2014

Ebola outbreak update:As of today, 17August 2014, we have a total of215patients who havesurvived Ebola Virus Disease and subsequently discharged. The total number of new confirmed cases for today is 18: Kailahun 12, Kenema 4 and Western Area 2.

World Bank Supports Fight Against Ebola With $6M

The World Bank has lend its hands to the President Ernest Bai Koroma government with the sum of Six Million United States Dollars ($6M) as grant, on the restructured Sierra Leone Health project for Ebola Response.

New Zealand dispatches nurses to Sierra Leone for Ebola

New Zealand’s Envoy (L) and Ambassador Kamara
As part of the international response effort to help combating the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), New Zealand’s Emissary to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Dr. James Kember informed His Excellency Osman Keh Kamara, Sierra Leone’s Ambassador to Ethiopia and Permanent Representative to the African Union that his country has sent two clinical nurses to Sierra Leone.

A 40ft Container of Ebola Emergency Medical Supplies and Relief Aids off to S/Leone

By Kabbs Kanu & Pasco Temple
A forty Feet (40’) sized High cube container full of Medical supplies to aid combat Ebola Virus Disease in Sierra Leone has on Wednesday August 13th 2014 departed the seashores of New Jersey on board the “Grande Marrocco” vessel for the Queen Elizabeth 11 Quay in Freetown, Sierra Leone at the expense of the Embassy of Sierra Leone in the USA.

Nigerian woman suspected of Ebola dies in UAE

Dubai, 18 August: Health officials in the Emirati capital of Abu Dhabi say that a Nigerian woman who arrived on a flight transiting the city and who may have been infected with the Ebola virus has died.

President Xi: China to continue help to fight Ebola

SL's HE President Ernest Bai Koroma & President Xi Jinping of PRC
(Xinhua) NANJING - President Xi Jinping on Saturday vowed that China will continue to help international control of the Ebola epidemic in a meeting with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.