Kenema (Sierra Leone)

Type: City
Name: Kenema (Sierra Leone)
Country: Sierra Leone
Latitude: 7.88
Longitude: -11.19
population: 70,680
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Ebola health workers should get danger money, expert says

4:07pm BST By DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Doctors and nurses fighting the world's biggest outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa should get incentives including better pay, insurance and access to the new Ebola drug ZMapp, an international ... [Published Reuters UK - 6 hours ago]
Entities: Workers, Ebola, Sierra Leone
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Sierra Leone News: as Doc Rogers dies..Kenema health workers

down toolsFunctions at the Ebola Case Management Centre and the entire Government hospital in Kenema, came to a halt last Saturday when a nurse who was serving that centre was pronounced dead.Her death came few hours after that of Dr. Sahr Jimmy Rogers, ... [Published Awoko - 6 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Awareness Times News Briefs from Sierra Leone - 1st September, 2014

NEWS BRIEFS ARE REPORTS CULLED FROM OTHER LOCAL NEWSPAPERS AND BROUGHT ONLINE FOR THE BENEFIT OF OUR READERS. THIS MEDIUM DOES NOT NECESSARILY AGREE WITH THE CONTENTFlaming Church gives Le100m towards Ebola fightFlaming Evangelical Ministries recently ... [Published AwarenessTimes - 8 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Liberia: 29 August 2014: West Africa - Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Outbreak

Source: European Commission Humanitarian Aid departmentCountry: Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone SITUATION • Since early July 2014, reported cases have continued increasing in the four countries affected by the EVD epidemic, according to the ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 12 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 2 reports

Liberia: WFP's Response To Ebola Emergency

Source: World Food ProgrammeCountry: Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone The UN World Food Programme is responding to the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa with an operation that aims to provide food to 1.3 million people in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 16 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Ebola in Sierra Leone: August 31 update

Via the Facebook page of the Ministry of Health and Sanitation, Sierra Leone:EBOLA OUTBREAK UPDATES---August 31, 2014 DISCHARGED CASES•Total Survived and Released Patients = 244 NEW CASES •New Confirmed cases = 44, as follows: Kailahun = 4, Kenema = 11, ... [Published H5N1 - 18 hours ago]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 2 reports

Rivers' daughter: 'Keeping our fingers crossed'

Rivers' daughter: 'Keeping our fingers crossed'Updated: Sunday, August 31 2014 2:41 PM EDT 2014-08-31 18:41:47 GMTJoan Rivers remains hospitalized three days after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office in New York City.Joan Rivers' daughter says ... [Published KXNet.com - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Medical Workers at Ebola Treatment Center in Sierra Leone on Strike

AdvertisementsHealth workers in one of the major Ebola treatment centers in Sierra Leone have gone on strike on Saturday because of unpaid allowances, lack of medical tools, and poor working conditions.AdvertisementsSierra Leone is one of the West African ... [Published Your Story - Aug 31 2014]
Entities: Sierra Leone, Workers, Ebola
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 7 reports

Ebola virus taking big toll on poor health-care system

Enlarge photoMichael Duff/Associated PressA health worker measures a patient’s temperature at the Connaught Hospital in Freetown, Sierra Leone, which has suffered the loss of medical workers in the past from the Ebola virus.F REETOWN, Sierra Leone – When ... [Published Durango Herald - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

HEALTH: Let’s commercialise Ebola

Written by – Mandlenkosi ChinulaTitanic, Troy, Blood Diamond, World Trade Center, Gladiator and Pompeii are just but a few of the remarkable films that have been made from tragedies.Titanic alone made $658,672,302 at the domestic box office, $1,528,100,000 ... [Published sundaymail.co.zw - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

President Obama's summer tan heats up social media

When the dreaded Ebola virus began infecting people in the Sierra Leone town of Kenema, Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan and his team were on the front lines. After stepping out of his protective suit following hours on a sweltering ward, he would jump on the phone ... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Mission to Sierra Leone cancelled due to deadly ebola outbreak

BROOKEBOROUGH man, Fred Parkinson has had to cancel a mission to Sierra Leone this week due to the outbreak of the deadly Ebola Virus in the city of Kenema. ... [Published Impartial Reporter - Aug 30 2014]

Quotes

"It's great seeing them walk away after some of them have been in a terrible state" he said
"There has to be reciprocity for those that are taking a risk in getting involved in this epidemic and are working to control it. If you take risks, you should be paid" said von Schreeb, head of research on healthcare in disasters at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm
"People are dying here every day and they are not from my town. We have noticed as a town that our people, especially our health workers, get infected with the disease through the incoming patients" he said
...cope with the worst Ebola outbreak in history, that has killed more than 1,550 people across West Africa, with the rate of infection still rising.  "The workers decided to stop working because we have not been paid our allowances and we lack some tools" said Ishmael Mehemoh, chief supervisor at the clinic in the city of Kenema, in the country's east...

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Nigeria: WFP's Response To Ebola Emergency [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 16 hours ago]
Sierra Leone: Ebola Virus Disease - Situation R... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 18 hours ago]
Ebola in Sierra Leone: August 31 update [Published H5N1 - 18 hours ago]
Putting a Band-Aid On Ebola [Published Hamodia - 19 hours ago]
Rivers' daughter: 'Keeping our fingers crossed' [Published KXNet.com - Aug 31 2014]
No update on Joan Rivers' condition, hospital says [Published KXNet.com - Aug 31 2014]
Ebola: Paramount chief moves to shield his peop... [Published Afrique En Ligne - Aug 31 2014]
How Africa is losing the fight against Ebola [Published City Press - Aug 31 2014]
In brief | Nation & World | 8-31-14 [Published West Hawaii Today - Aug 31 2014]
Higher education and West Africa’s Ebola outbreak [Published University World News - Aug 31 2014]
Medical Workers at Ebola Treatment Center in Si... [Published Your Story - Aug 31 2014]
HEALTH: Let’s commercialise Ebola [Published sundaymail.co.zw - Aug 31 2014]
Ebola virus taking big toll on poor health-care... [Published Durango Herald - Aug 31 2014]
Ebola takes big toll on already poor health care [Published Erie Times-News - Aug 31 2014]
Health workers strike at Sierra Leone Ebola hos... [Published H5N1 - Aug 31 2014]
Workers in Sierra Leone Ebola treatment centre ... [Published ABC Online - Aug 31 2014]
It was already the worst Ebola outbreak in hist... [Published Washington Post - Aug 31 2014]
The Ebola outbreak: That others may live [Published H5N1 - Aug 30 2014]
Ebola health workers in Sierra Leone go on stri... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Aug 30 2014]
President Obama's summer tan heats up social media [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Aug 30 2014]
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Liberia: 29 August 2014: West Africa - Ebola Vi... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 12 hours ago]
Source: European Commission Humanitarian Aid departmentCountry: Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone SITUATION • Since early July 2014, reported cases have continued increasing in the four countries affected by the EVD epidemic, according to the ...
Liberia: WFP's Response To Ebola Emergency [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 16 hours ago]
Source: World Food ProgrammeCountry: Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone The UN World Food Programme is responding to the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa with an operation that aims to provide food to 1.3 million people in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra ...
Nigeria: WFP's Response To Ebola Emergency [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 16 hours ago]
Source: World Food ProgrammeCountry: Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone The UN World Food Programme is responding to the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa with an operation that aims to provide food to 1.3 million people in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra ...
Sierra Leone: Ebola Virus Disease - Situation R... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 18 hours ago]
Source: Government of Sierra LeoneCountry: Sierra Leone Main highlights For the 29th August 2014, a total of 43new samples were received and analysed by the CDC Kenema& South African NICD MLU Western Area Laboratory: Kailahun (10), Kenema (12), Kambia ...
Ebola in Sierra Leone: August 31 update [Published H5N1 - 18 hours ago]
Via the Facebook page of the Ministry of Health and Sanitation, Sierra Leone:EBOLA OUTBREAK UPDATES---August 31, 2014 DISCHARGED CASES•Total Survived and Released Patients = 244 NEW CASES •New Confirmed cases = 44, as follows: Kailahun = 4, Kenema = 11, ...
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