Ian Goodfellow, Professor of Virology, from the University of Cambridge’s Department of Pathology, is part of the team of volunteers coordinated by Public Health England (PHE) to assist in the construction and running of the laboratory in Makeni, 120 miles to the north-east of the capital, Freetown. The laboratory is one of three being built in the country under the supervision of the UK
On 2 December, the World Bank issued a report revising growth projections for countries affected by Ebola, with both Sierra Leone and Guinea moving into the negative in 2015.
Across the three countries suffering the brunt of the epidemic, lost income in 2014-15 is estimated to be more than US $2 billion. Financial projections aren’t always reliable – the World Bank updates its predictions
On February 14th the lucky people of Sheffield will have a chance to hear the Desert Island discs chosen by Ralph Heskett, the new Bishop of Hallam, while enjoying probably the finest Pie and Pea Supper available in the city.
The proceeds of this evening will go to help rebuild communities in Sierra Leone recovering from the Ebola crisis.
In their Christmas crib offerings the very generous parishioners of St Wilfrid and Mother of God church, Sheffield, gave £2,305 to help the people of Makeni cope with the difficult Ebola crisis. Through many different activities this parish has given enthusiastic support to developments in Makeni for over six years.
Britain’s Royal Engineers have now completed final building works on a further 5 Ebola treatment centres and handed them over to the charities that will run them, International Development Secretary Justine Greening has announced at the start of a 2 day visit to Sierra Leone.
Her announcement came during a visit to mark the opening of the Port Loko treatment centre, run by the NGO GOAL, which will
Dear Friends, with this Little Girl who represents many Survivors of Ebola , we say thank you for your timely help, support and prayers.We do not have many words to say, but we say a prayer every time we see all what you have done for us.
We will be closing the Clinic on the 23rd after the work and will reopen on the 29th and will close for New Year again.As you heard in the BBC and all