Tag Archives: ebola

Weathering the Ebola storm

As of 10 June, for the first time in two and a half years, all three West African nations have been declared Ebola free and have remained that way for longer than 24 hours. As the two-year anniversary of my initial time in Liberia approaches, I […]


Ebola: Christmas is cancelled

As many of us stop work and get ready to enjoy Christmas, let’s spare a thought for the people of Sierra Leone. Christmas celebrations and parties have been banned in an attempt to prevent the virus spreading when people get together. Christians do have special […]


Ebola: dispatches from the frontline

CMF member Sam Dunnet is working as Staff Health Manager for Save the Children in Sierra Leone. Here are excerpts from her updates to the CMF International Facebook group. November 10 – No touch policy Arrived safely after an eventful but not unpleasant journey. Trying […]


Ebola – How to help

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared the Ebola outbreak in West Africa a Public Health Emergency of International Concern – only the third time in its history it has made such a declaration. Despite this, the international effort to stem the Ebola outbreak has […]


Responding to the Ebola epidemic – What would Jesus do?

  We are in the midst of the biggest outbreak of viral haemorrhagic fever caused by the Ebola virus that the world has ever known. Initially affecting Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, isolated imported cases have been reported in the UK, the United States, Spain, […]