Update from St Joseph’s School for the Hearing Impaired

To all our great supporters, donors, families and friends,
As the end of the year approaches, we SJSHIlook back, rejoice and thank God for the wonderful response that Sierra Leone people have received.  We are truly grateful for the generosity that we have experienced from you all, right from the beginning of the Ebola crisis to the end and beyond. … Read more...

 

A disappointing setback

Our Correspondent Mercy Mwaura writes:

Schools are now back on and all is going well. The usual busy sounds can be heard filling the school grounds. There’s a feeling of things are back to normal and we’re almost forgetting the endless days of uncertainty that had gripped the country during the worst days of Ebola. But yesterday we were reminded that we still need to be vigilant when ... continue reading ...

Britain has reaffirmed its commitment to support the long term recovery of Sierra Leone

Speaking at the UN Secretary General’s International Conference on Ebola Recovery in New York, Justine Greening announced the UK government’s new two year package to support the government of Sierra Leone in its plan to recover from the outbreak.

read the full UK government announcement 

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Makeni laboratory is leading further study of Ebola virus

News from medicalxpress.com

A team of British scientists, part of the international effort to curb further spread of the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone, has released its first dataset of the virus’ genetic structure online. The dataset will allow the global scientific community to monitor the pathogen’s evolution in real-time and conduct research that can lead to more effective strategies against ... continue reading ...