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Ebola Conference 2015: Louis Michel, EU looks at most effective ways to tackle Ebola Crisis

With the Ebola crisis still on-going for large swaths of the populations of Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia, certain donors need to do more and the funds raised need to be channelled in the most effective way possible, according to Louis Michel, co-president of the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly. In this interview with Afronline.org, he notes that the crisis will not be resolved “without putting in place the necessary institutions that can tackle these health issues”.

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A Marshall plan to defeat Ebola

The over 5 billion euros pledged by the international community, and already partially delivered to the three most hit countries in West Africa, aren’t enough, according to the heads of state of Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia. In order to beat Ebola, a Marshall plan is necessary.

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Fight against Ebola epidemic far from over as virus mutates

Though the Ebola epidemic that has killed more than 8,000 individuals in West Africa is finally slowing down, reports that the disease has mutated have left many ion the continent worried about future outbreaks.

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Upgrading rural radios in Guinea for more listeners and better content

Fondation Hirondelle has just acquired an important assignment of equipment for rural radios in Guinea, and a technical team is currently installing them. The first radios to benefit are the regional radios of Kankan, Kindia and Labé. In March, the technical team will go to all the stations in Guinea’s Forest region (Guinée Forestière) to complete the mission.

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VITA and ITM Antwerp ride radio waves against Ebola in Guinea

The network of independent radios of Guinea URTELGUI and the Italian media content company VITA will work as of Monday (26 January 2015) with the Antwerp Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM) on an Ebola sensibilisation and awareness-raising action across radio stations in Guinea, one of the three worst affected countries by the current Ebola epidemic. The action is funded by the European Union.

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West Africa: Ebola Survivors Share Life-Saving Tips Via Mobile App

Conakry. #ISurvivedEbola, the groundbreaking West African multimedia campaign, has launched a new, interactive mobile app that allows Ebola survivors to connect with each other, share public health advice, and update the world on the challenges they still face during their post-recovery lives.

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