[Independent (Kampala)] Buliisa -More than 100 health workers deployed to manage various Ebola screening centers in Bullisa district have abandoned their duty stations citing none payment. The affected include members of Village Health teams-VHTs and Health workers attached to various health facilities in the district.
IN 2016 GEORGE WERNER faced an unenviable task. Liberia’s education minister was in charge of one of the most difficult school systems in the world. More than a decade of civil war and an outbreak of Ebola in 2014 had stopped many children from going to class.
[The Conversation Africa] There wasn’t an Ebola outbreak in Lesotho – but for a few hours in November 2019, you may have heard that there was.
[East African] The Global Fund–the body that funds developing countries to treat and prevent Aids, tuberculosis and malaria–has raised more than $14 million for the period between 2020 and 2022.
[Monitor] Health Ministers and senior immigration officials of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the nine neighboring countries to DRC have resolved and committed their governments to establish the African Ebola Coordination Task Force (AfECT) to undertake cooperation and collaboration for Ebola preparedness and response.
[WHO] As the 1000th Ebola survivor returns home, United Nations agencies working to stop the current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) today commended the strong leadership of the DRC health authorities and the tireless efforts of thousands of local health workers and partners that have led to 1000 people surviving the disease.
[The New Humanitarian] As schools reopen this week in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the situation is worrisome for some two million children and their families in the Ebola outbreak zones in the east of the country.
THERE IS A reason that men with machetes keep killing people in Congo and that Ebola has infected close to 3,000 people there. These are signs that the end is nigh, claims Reverend Eddy Kybantu of the Kimbanguist church, a branch of Christianity.
WHAT DR GRACE HANGI overheard, as she hid from the gunmen burning down the Ebola clinic where she worked, was revealing.
[allAfrica] One person has died, a third diagnosis reported and 15 persons quarantined in Goma, reports France24. The World Health Organization says it is collaborating with the government of the DRC, other United Nations agencies, partners and communities in further scaling up the response and preparedness measures.