World press coverage of Africa is all about Ebola; stories that engender ignorance, fear and stigma: Africa = Ebola.
Africare/Liberia recently delivered a total of $180,000 in medical supplies to the two biggest hospitals in Bong County, Liberia.
Despite the chaos, there are a few lessons learned, which officials from different groups involved in social mobilization efforts to stem the spread of Ebola shared with Devex.
NGOs have mobilized thousands of personnel, and thanks to their relentless efforts, have saved thousands of lives.
Direct Relief, a United States-based organization, has donated the biggest private consignment of medical supplies to date to the Government of Liberia to fight the Ebola disease.
Humanitarian groups have sent nearly $6 million in medical supplies to West Africa to help in the fight against Ebola.
NEW YORK (September, 20 2014) – A Direct Relief-chartered Boeing 747 departed John F. Kennedy International Airport today with 100 tons of emergency medical assistance for communities gripped by Ebola.
Aid organization Direct Relief had 100 tons of gloves, masks, medicines and gowns stockpiled in a California warehouse.