Live Blog From Kono

February 5 2015

2/13/2015

3:42 PM - RT @WellbodySL: Case count flares up in Freetown with 12 of today's 14 new cases ow.ly/IY4hB

 

2/11/2015

1:18 PM - RT @anita_makri#Ebola insights from anthropology & local learning - my blog @SciDevNet, after @RoySocMed's event bit.ly/1z7e5L8 @@IDS_UK

 

2/9/2015

2:28 PM - The @WellbodySL medical center from UN helicopter to Kono

 

2/8/2015

2:21 pm - Hoping these sat/sun #Freetown #Ebola shutdowns end soon. Frustrating for me, devastating for those who need to earn their livelihood

 

2/7/2015

6:27 pm - W/ the high no of surgeons infected with #Ebola in Ftown many reluctant to operate. Challenging to arrange referrals

 

4:21 pm - Rolling through Freetown for repairs from the last referrals. Now to Connaught to check up on surgery cases from Kono

 

2/6/2015

2:26 pm - 201 skids of supplies from @DirectRelief unloaded this morn to protect clinics and healthworkers in Kono and beyond! 
 

 

8:35 am - Excited to begin clearing supplies from @DirectRelief's 747 to equip 7 health facilities for safe general services in Kono

 

8:29 am - Concerning rise in confirmed #Ebola cases yesterday: 13 nationwide, 8 in Port Loko

 

2/5/2015

2:21 pm - 747 filled with medical supplies jets to Liberia and Sierra Leone as #Ebola response pivots to long-term recovery.

 

2:15 pm - Fortunately, many fewer "ambulanaces" bombing through the streets this time around

 

10:55 am - Updates from West Africa: read reflections from those who responded to the call to fight Ebola http://bit.ly/1CtESHB 

 

10:32 am - RT @AmeriCares: "AmeriCares partnership has been great; their products essential for us in #SierraLeone -Dr. Dibba @WellbodySL

 

10:10 am - Nice new paint job on the Freetown office!

 

9:51 am - Freetown morning

 

7:42 am - RT @GHhub: $1.09B Of $2.89B Pledged Ebola Funding Made It To Africa By End-2014, Study Shows bit.ly/1zh10SR @KaiserFamFound

 

2/4/2015

10:27 pm - Dark and quiet in the bay en route to Freetown from the airport

9:04 am - RT @WellbodySL: In the first week of the Ebola CHW program in Nimiyama chiefdom, Wellbody CHWs reached 63 villages and screened and engaged 4,517 people

 

9:01 am - RT @astroehlein: You don't reject the death penalty because the criminals are decent people. You reject the death penalty because you are decent people

 

9:01 am - RT @DirectRelief: First of 80+ medical modules loaded into a 747 bound for @WellbodySL in Sierra Leone & @lastmilehealth in Liberia 

 

7:58 am - Less aid workers, more West Africans on the flight from Brussels. A first sign of SL's gradual return to normalcy?

 

2/3/2015

3:46 pm - Freetown sure ain't going to look like this

11:54 pm - Getting this ready to tweet my way through this latest #EbolaResponse trip to Sierra Leone