So this has felt like a hectic week!
The projects are getting off the ground, the volunteers are heading out to visit their target communities and learn where they can help. 1,199 more words
Zambia is going through a political transition. Its populist president, Michael Sata, died in October this year. After a period under the interim leadership of the first… 1,285 more words
On Tuesday 18th November SOAS students were lucky enough to be given a once in a lifetime opportunity to hear from Mark Lowcock, Permanent Secretary, DFID. 305 more words
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The 15-minute Ebola test is six times faster than similar tests currently in use and aims to speed up the diagnosis of Ebola cases. Early detection of Ebola leads to better infection control as medical staff can identify and isolate confirmed cases of Ebola faster, and start treating patients sooner.
Britain has deployed Royal Navy helicopters to deliver materials to northern Sierra Leone as the part of its ongoing efforts to tackle Ebola, the British Department for International Development (DFID) said Wednesday. 6 more words