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Training First Responders in Mosul

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Invisible Scars? Mental Health Provision in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone is amongst the poorest countries in the world with alarming cases of mental health problems, worsened by events like the recent devastating floods. But support in psychological first aid (PFA) is giving renewed hope to victims of the recent mudslide disaster in Freetown.

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Training Sierra Leone’s traditional healers

Sierra Leone’s Ebola outbreak was declared over in November, only for the virus to reappear two months later. With the end of that second outbreak yet to be confirmed, there are now concerns that unsafe practises are being revived which remain banned.

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“The Orphans We Are Left With”

When government health worker Brima Kamara arrived in Pate-Bana, a small town of some 2,000 souls in north-central Sierra Leone, it was eerily quiet, the sun-baked, red dirt streets empty. He went straight to the community health post, where he opened the doors to find nine corpses, all still on IV fluids. Spilled blood covered …

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First Experimental Trial of Ebola Drug in Humans Shows Promising Results; International Medical Corps Plays Key Role in Study

The first controlled trial of an experimental Ebola drug on humans has produced promising results. Initial findings of the trial that ran through the second half of 2015 into January 2016 for the three-component antibody cocktail known as ZMapp showed that patients suffering from the potentially deadly Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) tolerated the drug well …

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The Orphans We Are Left With

When government health worker Brima Kamara arrived in Pate-Bana, a small town of some 2,000 souls in north-central Sierra Leone, it was eerily quiet, the sun-baked, red dirt streets empty.

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