Showing posts with label Sierra Leone. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Sierra Leone. Show all posts

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Ebola Outbreak: Lagos To Send Health Workers To Sierra Leone

Lagos State Governor Babatunde Fashola had said that the state would soon deploy health workers to Sierra Leone to aid in the fight against Ebola

Lagos State is set to deploy health workers to join the fight against Ebola in Sierra Leone, Governor Babatunde Fashola has said.
Fashola stated this while speaking at a programme held in Ikeja to commemorate his 2700th day in office.
The governor said that the health workers had aided in the containment of the disease in the state and so they were being sent to replicate their successes in the neighbouring country.
Fashola added further that Nigeria won't be completely safe from the disease until it had been conquered in all the affected countries.
He said:

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Photos: British nurse who survived Ebola returns to Sierra Leone

 British nurse, Will Pooley who contracted Ebola while working in Sierra Leone, returned to the West African country today October 19th after being treated and cured of the deadly disease in the UK.

Williams said he couldn't stand "idly by" and watch more people die of the disease when he could help and feels his decision to go back to Sierra Leone is the right one...

"I chose to go before and it was the right thing to do then and it’s still the right thing to do now.” he said