The Comprehensive Program for Ebola Survivors (CPES) program included interventions at the community, primary, secondary, and tertiary levels to meet EVD survivors' health and social needs, in addition to their objective of maintaining zero new cases of Ebola virus disease (EVD).
Mr. Hassan, Orphans Coordinator and Spokesman of SLAES, shares the story of losing his family to the Ebola virus during the height of the outbreak.
Mr. Kabba, President of the Sierra Leone Association of Ebola Survivors (SLAES), talks about the challenges faced by Ebola survivors and shares his vision for the future.
Dr. Sylvia Blyden; Sierra Leone’s Minister of Social Welfare, Gender, and Children’s Affairs; discusses the Ebola crisis and the government’s response.
Development and training of ex-Ebola Treatment Center (ETC) staff to deliver psychiatric intervention to peers in Sierra Leone.
This article examines psychiatric practices during the outbreak in Sierra Leone. The article suggests that a nurse-led approach without specialists can be successful, and describes collaboration among health professionals in “wellness workshops.”