Ebola in Liberia

An Ebola Survivor with a Big Dream

Liberia is a country where dreams are hardly realized due to the lack of opportunities to support young people’s ambitions, let alone that of a child who has survived the deadly Ebola virus disease. Nevertheless, the country’s entrenched tradition of a patronage system where only a few are given …

Ma-Watta Clinic Celebrates 10th Anniversary, Honors Staff

… the insidious outbreak of Ebola in 2014. Kemayah said the program was meant to identify with them for “having endured the pains for the last 10 years and providing services to residents in Paynesville in particular and Liberia in general.” The program was held at Ma-Watta Medical & Eye Clinic facility, …

Liberia: Stress-Testing Liberia’s Democratic Resilience

Public communication as part of a broader crisis-management strategy is vital in defusing tensions and supporting Liberia’s nascent democratic institutions as they navigate this period of stress-testing. Communication plans developed during the Ebola crisis provide a template for informing Liberians …

Sierra Leone News: Marking the 2nd Anniversary of the end of Ebola

On Thursday 7 November 2015, all known chains of transmission of Ebola in Sierra Leone were stopped, according to World Health Organisation. Sierra Leone was officially declared “Ebola-free”, and Sierra Leoneans breathed a huge sigh of relief – then applauded and cheered. On 7 November 2015, …