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Red Cross intensifies Ebola response amidst fears of regional spread

Mohammed Mukhier

Red Cross teams in Guinea and across West Africa are ramping up response efforts to contain a deadly Ebola outbreak. Mohammed Mukhier, IFRC’s Regional Director for Africa Red Cross volunteers and staff Guinea, Liberia, Côte d’Ivoire, Mali, Senegal and Sierra Leone have stepped up surveillance and community sensitisation efforts. To support these live saving activities, the International Federation of Red ...

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Ebola in Guinea: Red Cross demands swift response, AU to deploy emergency team

Ebola

The resurgence of the Ebola disease in Guinea requires a fast response that will allow the country to mitigate its negative impact, an official said. An Ebola patient receiving treatment The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies’ (IFRC) Regional Director for Africa, Mohammed Mukhier, said this on Monday, February 15, 2021 in Conakry. The resurgence of the ...

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UNICEF, WHO, IFRC, MSF establish global Ebola vaccine stockpile

Henrietta Fore

The four leading international health and humanitarian organisations announced on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 the establishment of a global Ebola vaccine stockpile to ensure outbreak response. Henrietta Fore, UNICEF Executive Director The effort to establish the stockpile was led by the International Coordinating Group (ICG) on Vaccine Provision, which includes the World Health Organisation (WHO), UNICEF, the International Federation of ...

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