Kenema (Sierra Leone)

Type: City
Name: Kenema (Sierra Leone)
Country: Sierra Leone
Latitude: 7.88
Longitude: -11.19
population: 70,680
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 6 reports

VSO Launches Battle On Misinformation About Ebola in Sierra Leone [press release]

VSO is supporting a vital new project in partnership with Sierra Leone's Ministry of Health and Sanitation -The Reproductive and Child Health Directorate to address the growing misinformation about Ebola which is spreading and preventing pregnant and ... [Published Individual.com - 15 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Sierra Leone News : Psychosocial Training for Service Providers ends in Kenema

Ben Hirsch child care centre with support from UNICEF has organ ized two days training of trainers' work shop for service providers at the old district council hall Maxwell Khobe Street in Kenema.Speaking to a cross section of the press the Director for ... [Published AwarenessTimes - 14 hours ago]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

Letter from Africa: Ebola is not an African problem

I am writing this in an African city far to the south of the epidemic, where while passing through two different countries, immigration officers asked me if I had been to West Africa in the last four weeks.Of course there are many parts to West Africa ... [Published BBC - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Sierra Leone News : Kenema Top Radio Journalist Speaks on Ebola’s Reoccurrence

One of the top radio journalists in Eastern Province who is also the production manager of the Eastern Community Radio has blamed influx of people from quarantined areas as responsible for a reoccurrence of Ebola outbreak reported cases in the province. ... [Published AwarenessTimes - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 5 reports

Here’s What Scientists Know About Ebola in Sierra Leone

An Ebola screening tent outside the Kenema government hospital in Kenema, Sierra Leone, Aug. 6, 2014. Tommy Trenchard—Redux/The New York Times Rare, reliable data about Ebola from inside a treatment center in Sierra LeoneEverything we know about Ebola ... [Published Time - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Discreet Solutions for a Bladder Leakage

Having trouble remembering to drink six-to-eight glasses of water per-day? Dr. Ian Smith offers an easy -- and some might say fashionable -- way to get you back on track!Could Lowering Your Thermostat Help You Lose Weight?Want to lose weight while you ... [Published TV 7 & 4 - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Sierra Leone: Ebola Outbreak Updates - October 28, 2014

Source: Government of Sierra LeoneCountry: Sierra Leone  DISCHARGED CASES • Total Survived and Released Patients = 781  NEW CASES • New Confirmed cases = 62 as follows: Kailahun = 0, Kenema = 1, Kono = 1 Bombali = 32, Kambia = 1, Koinadugu = 0, ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Sierra Leone News : Survivors Conference Ends in Kenema

The Ministry of Social Welfare Gender and Children’s Affairs in collaboration with UNICEF and CDC on Friday concluded a two day conference for Ebola survivors at the Holy Trinity parish hall in Kenema.The two days conference was officially opened by the ... [Published AwarenessTimes - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Running While Pregnant

Kenema (SIERRA LEONE) (AFP) - Sierra Leone has lost 32 nurses since the end of May to the Ebola virus, an epidemic that's now claimed 1,145 lives in west Africa. Duration: ... [Published TV 7 & 4 - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 2 reports

A New Tool in Humanitarian Relief: Texting

Understanding how Ebola is affecting the food supply is far easier when a robot is running the survey. The Atlantic reports. Pandemics, like war, have a higher cost than their death toll. On top of the 5,000 lives that Ebola has claimed, there ... [Published textually.org - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 26 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 2 reports

Sierra Leone: Ebola Outbreak Updates - October 26, 2014

Source: Government of Sierra LeoneCountry: Sierra Leone  DISCHARGED CASES Total Survived and Released Patients = 724  NEW CASES New Confirmed cases = 70 as follows:Kailahun = 0, Kenema = 4, Kono = 0Bombali = 13, Kambia = 0, Koinadugu = 0, Port Loko ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 25 2014 - 2 reports

Tulane students host benefit for Ebola research in Sierra Leone tonight

SeLebrating Sierra Leone starts at 7 p.m., and will feature food, raffles, a silent auction, an open bar and entertainment by local cover band Imaginary Frenz. Tickets are $35 in advance and $40 at the door; student tickets are $20 in advance and $25 ... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Oct 24 2014]

Quotes

"This is exactly the right type of intervention we need at this precise time" said Shirley Sia Simbo, Programme Manager for Health, who is leading the work for VSO in Sierra Leone
"While those five days were passing, Liberians were just waiting to know their fate, and that meant that people with Ebola were intermingled with people who might have malaria or some other ailment"   said Power
...The unfolding Ebola emergency has forced all actors to step into a highly complex and challenging environment. "I've worked with the BritishBritish Red Cross since 1996 and have been deployed globally, but this Ebola situation is unlike anything before. For all of us, it is a learning curve" says John Punter, an ERU logistics delegate currently in Freetown
"We had a terrible situation last week where we had a mother with two small children, there was no-one left in the family" Ms McClelland said

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Sierra Leone News : Psychosocial Training for S... [Published AwarenessTimes - 14 hours ago]
VSO Launches Battle On Misinformation About Ebo... [Published Individual.com - 15 hours ago]
VSO Launches Battle On Misinformation About Ebo... [Published Individual.com - 15 hours ago]
Sierra Leone: Ebola paralyses Sierra Leonean city [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 16 hours ago]
Ebola paralyses Sierra Leonean city [Published Caritas Internationalis - 17 hours ago]
In Sierra Leone, Ambulances Carry Ebola Patient... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - 19 hours ago]
Ebola in urban slums: The elephant in the room [Published H5N1 - 22 hours ago]
Clinical Illness and Outcomes in Patients with ... [Published New England Journal of Medicine - Oct 30 2014]
Sierra Leone: For Ebola survivors the pain goes on [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 30 2014]
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Awareness Times News Briefs from Sierra Leone -... [Published AwarenessTimes - Oct 29 2014]
Letter from Africa: Ebola is not an African pro... [Published BBC - Oct 29 2014]
Here’s What Scientists Know About Ebola in Sier... [Published Time - Oct 29 2014]
Here’s What Scientists Know About Ebola in Sier... [Published TIME.com - Oct 29 2014]
Here’s What Scientists Know About Ebola in Sier... [Published Real Clear Politics - TIME.com - Oct 29 2014]
Discreet Solutions for a Bladder Leakage [Published TV 7 & 4 - Oct 29 2014]
Sierra Leone Ebola Cases Continue to Climb as L... [Published Breitbart.com - Oct 29 2014]
WHO: Ebola decline in Liberia could be real trend [Published ASHARQ AL-AWSAT ( english) - Oct 29 2014]
Sierra Leone: For Ebola survivors the pain goes on [Published H5N1 - Oct 29 2014]
Sierra Leone Ebola Cases Continue to Climb as L... [Published Breitbart Feed - Oct 29 2014]
Africa: Ebola Response Through a Logistician's ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 29 2014]
Red Cross adviser embarrassed by Australia's Eb... [Published ABC Online - Oct 29 2014]
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Obama airs concerns about Ebola quarantine poli... [Published Centre For Infectious Disease Research and Policy - Oct 29 2014]
Oxford University Press Blog: Lessons from the ... [Published Baylor University Magazine - Oct 28 2014]
Sierra Leone: Ebola response through a logistic... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 28 2014]
A New Tool in Humanitarian Relief: Texting [Published NextBillion.net - Oct 28 2014]
Amber Vinson, Dallas nurse, leaves hospital aft... [Published Washington Post - Oct 28 2014]
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Sierra Leone: Ebola paralyses Sierra Leonean city [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 16 hours ago]
Source: CaritasCountry: Sierra Leone Sister Anthonia Ezeibekwe is the manager of Holy Rosary Primary School and lectures at the Eastern Polytechnic University in Kenema, Sierra Leone, a whole city under quarantine due to Ebola. People come to me and ...
Ebola in urban slums: The elephant in the room [Published H5N1 - 22 hours ago]
Via The Lancet Global Health: Ebola in urban slums: the elephant in the room. Excerpt:The UN defines slums as settlements with inadequate access to safe water, sanitation, and other infrastructure; poor structural housing quality; overcrowding; and insecure ...
Sierra Leone: For Ebola survivors the pain goes on [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 30 2014]
Source: World Health OrganizationCountry: Sierra Leone As the Ebola outbreak grows and spreads, a small but significant group of people is also growing - the Ebola survivors. Emerging shell-shocked from what one described as a "glimpse of hell", the ...
Here’s What Scientists Know About Ebola in Sier... [Published TIME.com - Oct 29 2014]
Everything we know about Ebola since the disease’s two dozen or so outbreaks since 1976 comes not from a rich, deep database of scientific evidence that’s been carefully collected and recorded. With few formal health care systems in the areas hardest ...
Here’s What Scientists Know About Ebola in Sier... [Published Real Clear Politics - TIME.com - Oct 29 2014]
Everything we know about Ebola since the disease’s two dozen or so outbreaks since 1976 comes not from a rich, deep database of scientific evidence that’s been carefully collected and recorded. With few formal health care systems in the areas hardest ...
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