FIGHTING WORLD WAR ‘E’ AGAINST THE EBOLA VIRUS OUTBREAK IN WEST AFRICA: URGENT ACTION NEEDED NOW
In recent months, West Africa has lost some of its most heroic & dedicated healthcare workers – not to mention thousands of patients - to the devastating & quickly-spreading Ebola virus. Action Africa stood up early with proactive responses and has sent out three large containers of supplies to assist workers on the ground in West Africa. A fourth container is about to leave from our Washington DC base. Arresting the spread of the virus is primarily why this next 40-foot container is entirely filled with protective gear for healthcare workers in Sierra Leone.
In a renewed phase, Action Africa is now declaring WORLD WAR ‘E’! Next, we plan on sending ActionAfrica Life Kits - infection-inhibiting full-body coverings - to West Africa’s healthcare-worker community, starting with a batch of 5,181 ActionAfrica Life Kits to be distributed continue reading
VOA NEWS COVERS ACTION AFRICA CONTAINER SHIPMENTS
Health organizations from around the world are sending supplies and specialists to the West African countries that are dealing with the worst Ebola outbreak in history. On a smaller scale, ordinary Americans and African expatriates living in the United States are doing the same. VOA's Carol Pearson reports.
ACTION AFRICA’S 2014 MEDICAL MISSION HIGHLIGHTS
- A 40-foot container of Medical Equipment & Supplies to Enugu, Nigeria.
- A 40-foot container of Medical Equipment & Supplies to Lunsar, Sierra Leone
- A 40-foot container of Pharmaceutical & Medical Supplies to Owerri, Nigeria.
- A 40-foot container of Medical and Other Supplies to Kailahun, Sierra Leone.
- A 40-foot container of Medical Supplies to Lunsar, Sierra Leone.
"If I’m not for myself, who will be for me? And if I am only for myself, what am I? And if not now, when?" --Hillel
These ancient words, though uttered in a different era & context, could have been stated today and in reference to Action Africa’s fighting WORLD WAR ‘E’ – our current campaign to save lives by slowing the spread of the Ebola virus...