Maybe the country that claims to have the “best healthcare system in the world” can get away with ignoring basic public health strategies that have worked for centuries. Perhaps we can say, “It can’t happen here.”
Strasbourg, 14 December 2014/ ACP: The epidemic that has killed more than 6,000 people in several countries in West Africa has put into focus the fragility of developing economies in Africa, the Caribbean and Pacific (ACP countries).
HAVANA, Cuba, Dec 6 (acn) Dr. Felix Baez Sarria, member of the Henry Reeve International Medical Brigade, who contracted the Ebola virus during his mission in Sierra Leone, West Africa, has arrived home in Havana totally free of the virus.
Despite there being just four reported cases of Ebola in the U.S. this year, including one tragic death, it's been a disease that's garnered months of attention from the American public and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, CMC – The Director of the Department of Communicable Diseases and Health Analysis of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Dr. Marcos Espinal, says preventing local transmission of Ebola is the main goal in preparing for the eventual arrival the disease in Latin America and the Caribbean.
The Ministry of Health is to receive equipment valued at approximately US$13,000 from three Jamaican organisations in the United States, to assist the country in the campaign to prevent and prepare for the Ebola Virus.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago, Nov. 5, 2014 - Caribbean Community Heads of Government have adopted a ten-point plan of action to ensure the deadly Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) does not reach the region. The announcement was made after a four-hour meeting held at the Diplomatic Centre in St Ann’s yesterday afternoon.