Ebola in West Africa: Ethiopia provides health workers and financial help

The Health Site
October 25, 2014

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Ethiopia takes a step forward to contribute to Ebola-affected countries by sending out 210 health professional to eradicate the epidemic as soon as possible.

In addition, the East African nation has also decided to provide financial support of $500,000 in the highly affected countries, Xinhua reported.

Speaking at a press conference on Friday in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa, Keseteberhan Admasu, Ethiopia’s health minister, said the health professionals drawn from the public and private sectors would be deployed in two rounds.

The mission from Ethiopia comprises medical doctors, nurses, field epidemiologists, environmental health professionals and public health specialists.

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