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The end of Ebola begins at home

September 2014: A virus of opportunity, Ebola is preying on already weak health systems with outstripped resources and overworked personnel, as well as misinformation and fear. UNICEF supported a Government-led social mobilization campaign aimed at reaching every household in Sierra Leone with life-saving information on preventing further spread of the disease.

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September 2014: Sierra Leone aimed to reach every household with life-saving information to prevent the further spread of Ebola.

August 2014: At Ahmadiya Muslim Primary School in Sierra Leone, the child-friendly model of education is driving better learning results. 

June 2014: Ten newborn babies die every minute, but the majority of these deaths are due to preventable causes.

September 2014: Health workers and relief organizations are struggling to keep up with the largest Ebola outbreak in history.

July 2014: The CEE/CIS region shows one of the fastest increases in the spread of HIV/AIDS worldwide.

April 2014: Health workers rely on a system known as the ‘cold chain’ to ensure that vaccines remain potent, to keep children healthy.