SANTE | HEALTH

28-Sep-2014 to 15:06

China grants DRC $900,000 to fight Ebola

APA - Kinshasa (DR Congo) — The Chinese government has disbursed $900,000 to help the Democratic Republic of Congo fight the Ebola epidemic, which has ravaged the north-east of the country, an official source informs APA on Sunday.

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27-Sep-2014 to 18:21

S/Leone to mobilise Ebola survivors against epidemic

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The coordinator of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) in Sierra Leone has said the country was contemplating mobilizing Ebola survivors to work at various posts as health workers grow increasingly reluctant to serve.

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27-Sep-2014 to 18:05

Eq/Guinea airline resumes flights to Central, West Africa

APA - Douala (Cameroon) — Equatorial Guinea state-owned airline, CEIBA has resumed flights to West and Central Africa after nearly one-month suspension aimed at protecting the country Ebola virus plaguing West African.

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27-Sep-2014 to 17:58

S/Leone women add voice to anti-Ebola crusade

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — A group of women, under the banner of the Women's Forum Sierra Leone, has called for greater effort by the authorities to contain the spread of Ebola.

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27-Sep-2014 to 16:44

S\Leone issues warning over substandard drugs

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The authorities in Sierra Leone have issued a warning over what they called the substandard quality of five pharmaceutical products already circulating in the local market.

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27-Sep-2014 to 16:37

S\Leone: Chinese inaugurate new Ebola facility

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — China's envoy in Sierra Leone has assured the people of the West African country that China was with them in this time of difficulties as West Africa battles the deadly Ebola virus.

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27-Sep-2014 to 16:35

ECOWAS urges regional response to Ebola

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — ECOWAS has called for urgent mobilization of the Armed and Security Forces of member states to strengthen the regional response and interventions against Ebola, according to a statement issued on Saturday.

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