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16 Jan 2015 description

by Cynthia D'Cruz, Communication Assistants

Sierra Leone currently has the highest incidence of Ebola, with over 7,786 infections and 2,696 confirmed deaths (as of January 14, 2015). Beyond the immediate health crisis, there have also been concerns raised pertaining to the long term socio-economic impacts of the disease. These concerns include the economy, the social fabric, food security and agricultural production (due to loss of human capital).

15 Aug 2014 description

Montréal

Développement et Paix confirme son appui à Caritas Sierra Leone afin de contribuer à arrêter la propagation du virus Ebola. L’Organisation mondiale de la Santé (OMS) a déclaré cette semaine l’état d’urgence de santé mondiale, alors que plus de 1000 décès au Sierra Leone, en Guinée, au Libéria et au Nigéria sont liés à l’épidémie d’Ebola.

15 Aug 2014 description

Montréal

Development and Peace confirms its support for Caritas Sierra Leone in an effort to help stop the spread of the Ebola virus. The World Health Organisation (WHO) declared a global health emergency this week, as more than 1,000 deaths in Sierra Leone, Guinea, Liberia and Nigeria have been linked to the Ebola outbreak.