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“People’s science”: How West African communities fought the Ebola epidemic and won

“People’s science”: How West African communities fought the Ebola epidemic and won

dan.rafter@hrc.org January 26, 2017 0

Three years on from the start of the West African Ebola epidemic, lessons are still being learned. And the most surprising are not coming from the scientists, but from the affected communities themselves;

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Ebola’s victims of the future: pregnant women

Ebola’s victims of the future: pregnant women

August 12, 2015 0

FREETOWN/DAKAR 12 August 2015 (IRIN) - Maternal mortality could increase by 74 percent in Sierra Leone, due to the deaths of health care workers during the ongoing Ebola outbreak. >

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Ebola’s victims of the future: pregnant women

Ebola’s victims of the future: pregnant women

dan.rafter@hrc.org August 12, 2015 0

FREETOWN/DAKAR 12 August 2015 (IRIN) - Maternal mortality could increase by 74 percent in Sierra Leone, due to the deaths of health care workers during the ongoing Ebola outbreak. >

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Ebola’s victims of the future: pregnant women

Ebola’s victims of the future: pregnant women

carolyn.simon@hrc.org August 12, 2015 0

FREETOWN/DAKAR 12 August 2015 (IRIN) - Maternal mortality could increase by 74 percent in Sierra Leone, due to the deaths of health care workers during the ongoing Ebola outbreak. >

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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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Photo feature: Sierra Leoneans still feeling the impact of Ebola

Photo feature: Sierra Leoneans still feeling the impact of Ebola

dan.rafter@hrc.org July 2, 2015 0

FREETOWN 02 July 2015 (IRIN) - Sierra Leone is beginning to show some signs of recovering from the ongoing Ebola outbreak, but many family are still struggling to survive. >

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Schools reopen, but Ebola keeps pupils on the streets

Schools reopen, but Ebola keeps pupils on the streets

carolyn.simon@hrc.org May 6, 2015 0

FREETOWN 06 May 2015 (IRIN) - Fear and poverty are keeping many children in Sierra Leone out of classrooms and on the streets hawking or labouring– another effect of the Ebola outbreak that

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Schools reopen, but Ebola keeps pupils on the streets

Schools reopen, but Ebola keeps pupils on the streets

May 6, 2015 0

FREETOWN 06 May 2015 (IRIN) - Fear and poverty are keeping many children in Sierra Leone out of classrooms and on the streets hawking or labouring– another effect of the Ebola outbreak that

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Ebola lockdowns: Anything to “get to zero”

Ebola lockdowns: Anything to “get to zero”

April 9, 2015 0

FREETOWN 09 April 2015 (IRIN) - Government-enforced "stay-at-homes" in Sierra Leone might help find hidden Ebola cases, but they also hurt people's livelihoods >

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Pros and cons of Sierra Leone’s Ebola lockdowns

Pros and cons of Sierra Leone’s Ebola lockdowns

dan.rafter@hrc.org April 9, 2015 0

FREETOWN 09 April 2015 (IRIN) - Government-enforced "stay-at-homes" in Sierra Leone might help find hidden Ebola cases, but they also hurt people's livelihoods >

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