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Ebola vaccine: reason to be hopeful?

Ebola vaccine: reason to be hopeful?

dan.rafter@hrc.org July 31, 2015 0

DAKAR 31 July 2015 (IRIN) - Researchers say an Ebola vaccine they were testing in Guinea is 100 percent effective. But will it be a game-changer? Experts weigh in

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Can WHO learn the lessons from Ebola?

Can WHO learn the lessons from Ebola?

July 13, 2015 0

DAKAR 13 July 2015 (IRIN) - As Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone continue to battle the Ebola outbreak, the international community's "delayed" and "inadequate" response last year has led many critics to ask:

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The pain of the new normal: Guinea after Ebola

The pain of the new normal: Guinea after Ebola

May 13, 2015 0

GUECKEDOU 13 May 2015 (IRIN) - The Ebola outbreak has ended in many parts of Guinea, but things are not as they were before. Life carries on, but the stigma and the emotional

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Ebola’s silver lining: Guineans learn to have faith in hospitals

Ebola’s silver lining: Guineans learn to have faith in hospitals

May 8, 2015 0

GUECKEDOU 08 May 2015 (IRIN) - Seeking out medical help from a féticheur (medicine man, traditional healer, witch doctor or sorcerer depending on what service they are providing) has long been a part

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Guinea Ebola diary: In the land of lost handshakes

Guinea Ebola diary: In the land of lost handshakes

carolyn.simon@hrc.org May 1, 2015 0

GUECKEDOU, GUINEA 01 May 2015 (IRIN) - IRIN’s West Africa editor, Jennifer Lazuta, recently spent eight days in Guinea, traveling throughout the town of Gueckedou, in the heart of the country’s Forest Region,

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Ebola: Liberia’s long road to recovery

Ebola: Liberia’s long road to recovery

dan.rafter@hrc.org March 4, 2015 0

BO-WATERSIDE, LIBERIA 04 March 2015 (IRIN) - Liberia has lifted nationwide curfews and reopened its land borders with key trading partners Sierra Leone and Guinea, but a full recovery from the economic impact

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After Ebola: What next for West Africa’s health systems

After Ebola: What next for West Africa’s health systems

January 26, 2015 0

NAIROBI 26 January 2015 (IRIN) - As rates of Ebola infection fall in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone planning has begun on how to rebuild public health systems and learn lessons from the

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Sierra Leone’s worrying Ebola trend

Sierra Leone’s worrying Ebola trend

dan.rafter@hrc.org December 8, 2014 0

FREETOWN 08 December 2014 (IRIN) - In the week ending 30 November, Sierra Leone reported 537 confirmed Ebola cases, 152 more than the previous week and over four times the combined number of

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Ebola survivors work to improve response

Ebola survivors work to improve response

November 12, 2014 0

FREETOWN/KAILAHUN/MONROVIA/DAKAR 12 November 2014 (IRIN) - The Ebola epidemic has killed some 5,000 people in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, but it has also left many survivors who are playing a key role

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Ebola: Diagnostic capabilities need boosting

Ebola: Diagnostic capabilities need boosting

November 12, 2014 0

FREETOWN/DAKAR 12 November 2014 (IRIN) - Critical gaps in "behind-the-scenes" infrastructure are hampering Ebola response times and containment efforts in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, aid agencies and health workers say. >

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