Ebola at the border (Page 4)

Residents make their way along the main road in Sipilou, on the border with Guinea. The blue and white hospital at top is preparing receive patients in the event of an Ebola outbreak in the area.

 

Sgt. Dongo Atta Blaise of the prefecture of  Sipilou, Côte d'Ivoire, watches as a motorcyclist crosses the border into Côte d'Ivoire from Guinea. Blaise knew the man, a farmer who has fields on both sides of the border. 
 

Rufine Yéi Sess Bottis (left) lives in Sipilou while her husband works in nearby Guinea. The family has been living apart due to Ebola prevention measures that prohibit moving back and forth over the border. At right is their daughter Fidelia, 15. 

 

Mathias Goué, a nurse at the General Hospital of Biankouma, describes preparations to handle any possible Ebola outbreak near the border with Guinea. The isolation tent, provided by UNICEF, is on the grounds of a former tuberculosis ward.
 

Mathias Goué, a nurse at the General Hospital of Biankouma, checks on a building, on the site of a former tuberculosis ward, that would be used for recovering Ebola patients in any possible outbreak near the border with Guinea.
 

Hyacinthe Bessé (with microphone) blesses a gift of hand-washing stations and discusses the importance of proper hygiene in the prevention of Ebola. Bessé, coordinator of the health board of The United Methodist Church of Côte d'Ivoire, made the presentation during worship at Temple Emmanuel United Methodist Church in Man. At right is the Rev. Neelley Hicks of United Methodist Communications. 

 

The Rev. Neelley Hicks of United Methodist Communications preaches at Temple Emmanuel United Methodist Church in Man. Hicks was in Côte d'Ivoire on a mission to learn how churches are using communication technologies during crises such as the Ebola outbreak.

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