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Sierra Leone’s missing Ebola millions

Sierra Leone’s missing Ebola millions

dan.rafter@hrc.org March 30, 2015 0

FREETOWN 30 March 2015 (IRIN) - Taxpayers and individual donors contributed some $18 million to fight Ebola in Sierra Leone, where the disease has killed almost 3,800 people. When public auditors examined how

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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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Sex crimes up amid Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone

Sex crimes up amid Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone

carolyn.simon@hrc.org February 4, 2015 0

KENEMA 04 February 2015 (IRIN) - Reports that rates of sexual assault and teenage pregnancy have soared in Sierra Leone since the start of the Ebola outbreak have prompted the government to plan

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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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Taming Sierra Leone’s Ebola spread

Taming Sierra Leone’s Ebola spread

dan.rafter@hrc.org December 19, 2014 0

FREETOWN 19 December 2014 (IRIN) - Sierra Leone is scrambling to recruit more health personnel and deploy more equipment to curb the rampant spread of Ebola in Western Area region which currently accounts

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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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Locking Ebola out of Sierra Leone jails

Locking Ebola out of Sierra Leone jails

December 1, 2014 0

DAKAR 01 December 2014 (IRIN) - It is next to impossible to avoid physical contact in an overcrowded prison.

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Ebola orphans now face stigma, stress

Ebola orphans now face stigma, stress

November 20, 2014 0

KAILAHUN/DAKAR 20 November 2014 (IRIN) - West African countries generally have a strong social network that supports children during times of hardship and need.

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School lessons by radio in Sierra Leone, Liberia

School lessons by radio in Sierra Leone, Liberia

carolyn.simon@hrc.org November 14, 2014 0

MONROVIA/FREETOWN/DAKAR 14 November 2014 (IRIN) - With the nationwide closure of schools in Liberia and Sierra Leone due to the Ebola outbreak, and with no immediate prospect of them reopening, a growing number

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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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