Sierra Leone: Millions in Ebola Funds Unaccounted for
[Deutsche Welle]Sierra Leone has failed to properly account for almost a third of the money it earmarked to fight the Ebola epidemic, according to an audit. More than 3,000 people have died from the epidemic in the West African nation.
New cases are down to 15 a week from a high of 128 in April, but outbreaks are still popping up in remote and dangerous mining areas.
[Premium Times] Dapo Olorunyomi, publisher of PREMIUM TIMES, has called for a special honour for late Stella Adadevoh, for her bravery that warded off the dreaded Ebola epidemic from Nigeria.
Carrion flies inside your hood. Sweat turns your gloves into water balloons. This is tough work, but it could predict disease outbreaks.
Authors: Joseph HA, Wojno AE, Winter K, Grady-Erickson O, Hawes E, Benenson GA, Lee A, Cetron M Abstract The 2014-2016 Ebola epidemic in West Africa influenced how public health officials considered migration and emerging infectious diseases. Responding to the public's concerns, the US government introduced enhanced entry screening and post-arrival monitoring by public health authorities to reduce the risk of importation and domestic transmission of Ebola while continuing to allow travel from West Africa. This case study describes a new initiative, the Check and Report Ebola (CARE+) program that engaged travelers a...
[MSF] In Mabalako, a rural health zone in the North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the Ebola epidemic has taken its toll on the fragile health system.
The Ebola epidemic in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo has been confined to a rural area rife with militias and people on the move, making it harder to stamp out altogether, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday.
The Ebola epidemic in northeastern Congo has been confined to a rural area rife with militias and people on the move, making it harder to stamp out altogether, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday.
Efforts to eradicate the deadly Ebola epidemic in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are proving successful but “now we have to kill the virus”, the UN health agency said on Thursday.
[GFO] Penalty for non-compliance "for no justifiable reasons" can reduce the grants by up to 15%
Resumen La salud cada vez tiene m ás presencia en la prensa generalista, especialmente cuando los temas que se abordan afectan a países desarrollados. Esta investigación expone las diferencias que se generan en la cobertura periodista cuando ocurre un hecho relevante como pueda ser una epidemia y que afecta tanto a países occide ntales como a países africanos subdesarrollados. El trabajo que presentamos evidencia que en la epidemia de Ébola, reconocida como tal por la Organización Mundial de la Salud en el año 2014, el volumen de las noticias sobre la epidemia solo au...