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Podcast 2, 6 Mar DRC Health experts concern over newly-confirmed Ebola cases – Health experts in the Democratic Republic of Congo have raised concerns over the large number of newly-confirmed Ebola cases where patients have visited local clinics.
The health centres, known as tradi-moderne, are poorly equipped facilities run by untrained healers.
But they play an important role, providing healthcare to the majority of Congolese. In her reports looking at the impact of Ebola in the DRC, the BBC’s Senior Africa Correspondent Anne Soy reports on the country’s broken health system and its role in this outbreak.
— Read on iono.fm/e/662601
When living in or traveling to a region where Ebola virus is widespread, there are a number of ways to protect yourself and prevent the spread of EVD. Practicing good hand hygiene is an effective method in preventing the spread of dangerous germs, like the Ebola virus.
— Read on www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/prevention/index.html
Those who need to travel would do well to pay attention to these strict prevention rules. Anyone living in DRC would do well to follow the same rules. There is never enough awareness or prevention in the DRC: supportive effort is much appreciated in any country with an outbreak.
The World Health Organization (WHO) is building a better future for people everywhere. Health lays the foundation for vibrant and productive communities, stronger economies, safer nations and a better world. Our work touches lives around the world every day – often in invisible ways. As the lead health authority within the United Nations (UN) system, we help ensure the safety of the air we breathe, the food we eat, the water we drink and the medicines and vaccines that treat and protect us. The Organization aims to provide every child, woman and man with the best chance to lead a healthier, longer life.
— Read on www.afro.who.int/publications/ebola-virus-disease-readiness-implementation-progress-report-uganda