Oxfam in West Africa
Loading images...

Archive for the ‘Health’ Category

International community fails West Africa yet again, as pledged Ebola recovery funds prove hard to trace

Monday, February 1st, 2016 Posted in ebola, English, essentials services, Governance, Guinea, Health, Liberia, Sierra Leone | No Comments »

Global leaders are failing to honour their promises to communities devastated by Ebola in West Africa, with $5.8 billion of pledged recovery funds proving almost impossible to track, Oxfam warned today. Six months since the International Conference on Ebola Recovery in ...

Oxfam provides additional boost to the Koinadugu district

Thursday, January 21st, 2016 Posted in English, essentials services, Health, Sierra Leone, Water and Sanitation | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_3287" align="alignright" width="300"] The three ambulances which presented to the District council[/caption] Oxfam in Sierra Leone has donated three new ambulances to the Koinadugu District Council. In an auspicious ceremony which was witnessed by the Deputy Minister of Health and ...

Petel Habe: soon the end of open defecation!

Thursday, June 25th, 2015 Posted in Burkina Faso, English, essentials services, Health | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_3179" align="alignright" width="300"] Alou Hamidou receives its hygiene quit[/caption] Through the project “Cholera in the Sahel”, OXFAM Burkina is trying to take up the challenge to ameliorate access to cleaning up, drinkable water supply and the adoption of good hygiene ...

Oxfam is awarded in Koinadugu district

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015 Posted in ebola, English, Health, Sierra Leone | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_3118" align="alignleft" width="300"] Koinadugu Women[/caption] Koinadugu district in the North is one of the districts where Oxfam has created a huge impact for the past couple of years. Two years ago, Koinadugu was one of the beneficiary districts of Oxfam’s ...

24th African Union Summit: High Expectations !

Thursday, January 29th, 2015 Posted in ebola, English, essentials services, Governance, Health | No Comments »

The Heads of State and Government of the 54 Member States of the African Union are gathering this week in Addis Ababa for the 24th Ordinary Summit of the African Union. The year 2015 has been declared by the Assembly of ...

Oxfam calls for massive post-Ebola Marshall Plan

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 Posted in ebola, English, Health | No Comments »

International agency Oxfam today called for a multi-million dollar post-Ebola ‘Marshall Plan’ to put the three West Africa countries hit by the crisis back on their feet. The agency said that the world cannot dither on putting the countries’ economies ...

Open letter to heads of States attending the 2014 Francophonie Summit in Dakar

Monday, December 8th, 2014 Posted in ebola, Emergencies, English, essentials services, Health | No Comments »

« Ebola speaks all languages. Francophonie nations must act now, before hope fades for West Africa ». As we write this letter, 35 Heads of State and Governments are preparing for the 15th Francophone Summit in Dakar. As we write this letter, Ebola is claiming ...

G20 leaders must announce and deliver on concrete actions to stop Ebola

Monday, November 17th, 2014 Posted in ebola, English, Guinea, Health, Liberia, Mali, Sierra Leone | No Comments »

Leaders of the G20 states gathering this week-end in Australia must act immediately to ensure all the personnel, equipment and funding required to halt the Ebola outbreak are made available without any discrimination, a number of leading  international non-governmental organisations ...

Voices: Ebola establishes dictatorship in Sierra Leone

Friday, November 14th, 2014 Posted in ebola, English, Health, Sierra Leone | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_2916" align="alignleft" width="300"] Sierra Leone health workers walk to pick up a 4-month old baby that died of Ebola in central Freetown, Sierra Leone. © epa[/caption] FREETOWN, SIERRA LEONE — Since the Ebola outbreak began in May, Sierra Leone has ...

The Power of People Against Poverty – Oxfam

Monday, September 15th, 2014 Posted in Agriculture, Bloggers in West Africa, Campaigns, CAR, Climate Change, Countries, ebola, Education, elcap, Emergencies, English, essentials services, Food and Security, Gender, Governance, GROW Campaign, Health, Land Grabbing, Livelihoods, Media Coverage, Pastoralism, Picture Gallery, Private Sector, Videos, Water and Sanitation | No Comments »