Health Workers

Somalia struggles to cope with aftermath of blast

Somali health workers are struggling to identify and treat the victims of the country’s deadliest attack, as more than 100 people are feared missing. A truck bomb blast on Saturday in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, killed at least 276 people and injured more than 300. Dozens are officially missing,[…]

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Second SA Ebola team heads to Sierre Leone

A second team of South African health workers will head to Sierra Leone on Friday to help treat Ebola patients, the AU and the health department said. The 20 nurses and three paramedics had already undergone two days of deployment training by the AU and health department officials, the AU[…]

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Health workers toll mounts in W.Africa

Nigeria’s health minister will hold an emergency meeting of state health commissioners on Monday as West Africa struggles to halt the deadly Ebola virus, amid growing concern at the toll among healthcare workers. Nigeria on Sunday confirmed a fresh case of Ebola in a doctor whose husband died from the[…]

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