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Tuesday, 03-03-15, 13:03For Sierra Leone's Amputees, Ebola Hits Twice As Hard[Ebola Deeply]During Sierra Leone's 11-year civil war, as many as 27,000 people are estimated to have been disabled or lost limbs in brutal amputations by Revolutionary United Front (RUF) rebels. Marginalized by society, many of them rely on street begging. So how has the Ebola outbreak affected them? Khadi Mansaray found out. read more...
Monday, 03-02-15, 9:18Ebola Halts HIV Progress in Sierra Leone, Says UN[Thomson Reuters Foundation]Dakar -The West African Ebola outbreak has halted progress in tackling HIV in Sierra Leone, shutting health clinics and scaring patients from being tested or seeking treatment, the United Nations has said. read more...
Sunday, 03-01-15, 20:58Ebola Scare for Vice President[Deutsche Welle]Sierra Leone's vice president has put himself into quarantine after one of his bodyguards died from Ebola. It comes as the country experiences a hike in infections. read more...
Friday, 02-27-15, 19:45Ebola, the Executive Summary - February 26, 2015[Ebola Deeply]To give you an overview of what's happening in the Ebola outbreak, we've organized the latest developments in a curated summary. read more...
Friday, 02-27-15, 15:47President Koroma Announces Additional Restrictions and Calls for More Vigilance to End Ebola[Sierra Leone Government]President Ernest Bai Koroma has called on village headmen, fishermen, motor drivers and bike riders to remain vigilant to help give a final push to the receding Ebola virus disease. read more...
Friday, 02-27-15, 12:09Ebola Funds Saga donation List Not Traced - Says Deputy Auditor General[Concord]Deputy Auditor General of Audit Service Sierra Leone, Tamba Momoh, has told Parliament that some donations were not traced on bank statements presented to auditors during their time at the Ministry of Health and Sanitation. read more...
Friday, 02-27-15, 8:38Sierra Leone - Training a Central Pillar in Ebola Fight[savethechildren_uk]It isn't until you arrive at Save the Children's Ebola Treatment Centre in Kerry Town that you start to really appreciate the scale of the operation, and the number of people involved in making sure that it runs safely. read more...
Wednesday, 02-25-15, 9:27Sierra Leone - People With Disabilities Look to an Ebola-Free Future[UNDP]Freetown, Sierra Leone -A group of young wheelchair-bound men barrel down a busy street hustling cars for a few leones (the local currency). The money they collect is meagre - and gets less and less as the Ebola crisis pushes them further towards the fringes of society. read more...
Tuesday, 02-24-15, 9:29Ebola Funds Audit Report - Time to Wield the Big Stick[Concord]"There are some people, from all regions, professions, and age groups, who want to use this moment to make money. We must resist them. There are people who don't work but want to hide under the cover of those who work to get paid; we must expose them. There are people who are not involved in raising awareness about the disease, but who are raising funds to siphon unto selfish ends, we must bring these shameless crooks to book. Government agencies stand instructed to keep record of all Ebola related transac read more...
Tuesday, 02-24-15, 9:22WHO Regional Director Assures President Koroma[Sierra Leone Government]The newly appointed World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Director for Africa Dr Matshidiso Moeti Monday 23 February assured President Koroma of their support and commitment in ending the Ebola outbreak. read more...

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