Tag: Fight against Ebola

Eleven (11) thousand, that is the number of deaths caused by the Ebola virus within one year. In a report, the UNO experts accused the World Health Organization (WHO) by denouncing failures and dysfunctions of the international organization in its management of the epidemic. According to a group of 8 experts investigators appointed by the UN ...
The "Sense Ebola Follow up" application could be the solution to reduce the spreading of the Ebola virus disease in Africa. Having proved itself in Nigeria, the application, invented by the Ehealth Africa NGO, is deployed today in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, countries still affected by the virus. One of the advantages of the small soft ...
The fight against the Ebola virus disease in Guinea is strengthened with two community radios creation project. The first one in Forécariah and the other one in Yomou, two localities where the reluctances of the populations remain another blocking in the anti-Ebola fight. This project is an initiative from the Rural Radio of Guinea that aims ...
For the first time since the outbreak of the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, a medicine administered to sick persons showed "encouraging" results with a reduction of the mortality. This Japanese antiviral treatment, the favipiravir, worked out by a subsidiary of Fujifilm, was tested on 80 sick of Ebola in Guinea and the preliminary results ar ...
The 24th summit of the Heads of States and Governments of the African Union (AU) opens on Friday, 30th January in the Ethiopian capital town, Addis Ababa. About fifteen Heads of States takes part in this meeting among whom the South African, Jacob Zuma, the Cameroonian, Paul Biya, the Chadian, Idriss Deby, the inhabitant of Niger, Mahamadou ...
The Sierra Leonean president, Ernest Bai Koroma, announced on 22nd January, the lifting of the quarantine against Ebola due to the slowdown in the spreading of the epidemic in the country that registers the largest number of cases. "The restrictions on the movement of the populations will be reduced in order to support the economic activity. There ...
The number of new cases in the most three affected West-African countries (Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone) got "a real decrease". It is what showed the World Health Organization (WHO) in its new report concerning the Ebola virus. Over more than 21.329 cases registered, at least 8.459 people died from the Ebola fever epidemic in the worl ...
Initially planned since October 2014, the start of the school year will only be effective in Guinea on Monday, 19th January all over the country. This resuming of schools was delayed of three months this year because of the Ebola fever that has been raging in the country since March 2014. And since then, the authorities never stop working twi ...
The Chief Executive Officer of the National Ebola Response Center in the Sierra Leone (NERC), Paolo Conte, qualified as full success the "Surge" operation (Elan) launched last month to clear the western region of the country from Ebola virus. Regarding this result, it was decided to extend the operation for two additional weeks. The operatio ...
The "Africa United against Ebola" project consists at the same time in making sensitive the populations to take precautions and on the other hand, to appeal to the managers and the political leaders to coordinate the fight allocating more resources that can effectively fight against the spreading of the Ebola virus epidemic. Since January 20 ...
The Ebola virus used more than 7 500 deaths, essentially in West Africa. The African continent, such as the African Union (AU), is looking for solutions to eradicate this virus. The International Center for the strategic affairs is trying to bring its help to the continent with two innovations. In order to end up with the Ebola virus, the In ...
The Guinean president, Alpha Condé, participated on 21st November of this year in a debate dedicated to the impact of the Ebola epidemic on the economy of Guinea. This debate organized outside the 5th edition of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), was an appropriate moment to tell the truth on the epidemic. "They treat the rich and lea ...
The UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, started last Thursday in West Africa, a tour in countries the most affected by Ebola, the first tour of this kind since the beginning of the epidemic, reported the AFP agency. Accompanied by the Chief Executive Officer of the World Health Organization (WHO), Margaret Chan and by the UNO coordinator for ...
In Mali, a person suffering from the hemorrhagic Ebola fever was declared healed bringing the number of healing cases registered to two up to date in the country, announced on Thursday the government in its daily paper on the evolution of the epidemic. It was about the only case under treatment in the country. The person was released on Thur ...
The Liberian authorities intend to put an end to the Ebola virus that has been ravaging the country for several months. Last Monday at a church of New Georgi, a district of the suburb of Monrovia, the president of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf launched the "Ebola must disappear" initiative. On this occasion, the Head of State appealed to ...
The Economic Community of West African States announces that 150 agents will be trained for the fight against Ebola virus in the three main countries affected by the disease: Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. The regional organization declared in a communiqué that "health workers from six member countries of ECOWAS will be trained in Accra w ...
The Malian young rappers have their role to play in the society apart from their artistic skills. A training workshop for three days was opened last Thursday in Bamako in which hundreds of these young artists musicians took part under the theme: "Society and rap generation in Mali". According to the organizers, the ambition is to give the ...
The President of Guinea Democratic Forces Union (UFDG), Cellou Dalein Diallo, indicated that the president of Republic called him to thank him for "his personal implication in the fight against the epidemic", reported our colleagues from Africahotnews. The opponent of Alpha Condé in the presidential elections of 2015 in Guinea confirmed that ...
In front of devastation of Ebola virus fever in West Africa, actors in diverse domains make a commitment through actions intended to slow down its spreading or at least, preserve "zero case" status in countries where the disease is not declared. It is from this perspective that the Burkinabe musician, Madess has just introduced a national to ...
On the initiative of Mory Kanté, four stars of African music composed two singles within the framework of the fight against Ebola, an epidemic that killed more than 4 000 people in West Africa. According to Mory Kanté, the Ivorian, Tiken Jah Fakoly and the Malian, Salif Keita and Oumou Sangaré particularly participated in the composition of ...
Ebola epidemic tendency increases according to the last figures published by WHO. In front of urgency, all means are good and all the tracks are to be explored to end up with Ebola virus that continues killing people. All over the country in Guinea, logistic equipment among which mobile phones is going to be put at the disposal of the pop ...
Several initiatives are being taken in order to support the efforts of the Togolese government in its sensitization activities launched to prevent Ebola virus from entering onto the territory. The Bolloré Group thus decided to join itself to this fight by offering a big musical concert to Togolese public. The show that will be held next Satur ...
Five million dollars is the additional financial envelope the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is going to grant in the coming days to support the fight against the Ebola epidemic that is destroying the sub-Saharan Africa. During a meeting with the press on Wednesday in Monrovia, Liberia, the Director of the Bureau ...
Donald Kabéruka (photo), the boss of the African Development Bank (ADB) group, announced on Tuesday in Abidjan that his institution is going to pay out in the next days 150 million dollars or about 75 billion FCFA for the fight against the Ebola virus hemorrhagic epidemic that has already killed more than 1350 people in West Africa. "Our ser ...
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