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Liberians in US face worsening Ebola stigma

Liberians in US face worsening Ebola stigma

October 17, 2014 0

NEW YORK 17 October 2014 (IRIN) - Africans living in the US from the three Ebola-affected countries of Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone, are under enormous pressure trying to help their families and

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Day in the life of a Kenema Ebola treatment centre

Day in the life of a Kenema Ebola treatment centre

October 14, 2014 0

KENEMA 14 October 2014 (IRIN) - We’re heading to the International Federation of the Red Cross (IFRC) Ebola treatment centre 15km out of Kenema town in eastern Sierra Leone. It’s known locally as

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Ebola effect reverses gains in maternal, child mortality

Ebola effect reverses gains in maternal, child mortality

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

MONROVIA/FREETOWN/KENEMA 08 October 2014 (IRIN) - Maternal and infant deaths in Liberia and Sierra Leone are set to rise above their current alarming rates as fear of Ebola keeps pregnant women away from

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Ebola and Sierra Leone – money is the easy bit

Ebola and Sierra Leone – money is the easy bit

October 2, 2014 0

LONDON 02 October 2014 (IRIN) - In the incongruously sumptuous setting of London's historic Lancaster House, representatives of governments and humanitarian organisations listened in silence on Thursday as a British nurse, Will Pooley,

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Ebola response up but huge gaps remain

Ebola response up but huge gaps remain

carolyn.simon@hrc.org August 12, 2014 0

DAKAR/MONROVIA 12 August 2014 (IRIN) - While Ebola treatment and containment efforts are gradually gaining pace in Sierra Leone and Liberia, there are still far too few health workers, contact tracers and community

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Agencies fighting Ebola reach “breaking point”

Agencies fighting Ebola reach “breaking point”

carolyn.simon@hrc.org July 31, 2014 0

KENEMA/KAILAHUN/FREETOWN/MONROVIA 31 July 2014 (IRIN) - A shortage of trained health workers in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea who can treat Ebola victims and prevent further spread of the deadly disease is hampering

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A Sierra Leone hospital battles Ebola

A Sierra Leone hospital battles Ebola

dan.rafter@hrc.org July 9, 2014 0

KENEMA 09 July 2014 (IRIN) - Hasan Kamara patiently labels blood samples at the government hospital in Kenema, eastern Sierra Leone.

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New Film: Sierra Leone’s women behind bars

New Film: Sierra Leone’s women behind bars

June 13, 2014 0

NAIROBI 13 June 2014 (IRIN) - Twelve years after Sierra Leone’s long civil war came to an end, its broken institutions and weak development indicators continue to impact on the lives of its

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Film: Sierra Leone’s women behind bars

Film: Sierra Leone’s women behind bars

carolyn.simon@hrc.org June 12, 2014 0

NAIROBI 12 June 2014 (IRIN) - Twelve years after Sierra Leone’s long civil war came to an end, its broken institutions and weak development indicators continue to impact on the lives of its

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SLIDESHOW: Lighting revolution in Sierra Leone

SLIDESHOW: Lighting revolution in Sierra Leone

dan.rafter@hrc.org May 27, 2014 0

FREETOWN 27 May 2014 (IRIN) - In the face of inadequate provision of power by the Sierra Leonean government, companies are stepping in to provide solar electricity systems that ordinary Sierra Leoneans can

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