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Archbishops support church training on tackling latest Ebola epidemic in DRC

Two archbishops have backed new training for churches in the Democratic Republic of Congo, designed to help tackle the Ebola epidemic

30 October 2019

Churches key responders in battle against latest Ebola outbreak

Churches in the DRC are playing a vital role, alongside healthcare agencies, in the fight against the world’s second largest outbreak of Ebola.

26 July 2019

Anglican Alliance stands ready to assist after Ebola outbreak confirmed in DRC

The World Health Organisation has expressed concern after 44 Ebola virus cases were reported in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

18 May 2018

West African Anglicans plan five-year post-Ebola mission strategy

It is 10 months since the World Health Organisation declared that the Ebola outbreak in west Africa was at an end; but the aftermath will take many years to resolve.

14 October 2016

West African bishops give Ebola briefing to C of E Synod

Three West African bishops have briefed members of the Church of England’s General Synod this week on the Ebola crisis and the role played by the church in tackling it. The Bishops of Bo, Freetown, and Guinea were joined by representatives from the Anglican mission agency United Society and the Anglican Alliance.

19 February 2016

Churches' Ebola response is model for future epidemics

The response of Anglican churches and other faith communities to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa can serve as a model for addressing other epidemics, the Anglican Alliance heard this week.

19 February 2016

Liberian churches honoured for their services during Ebola outbreak

Practical efforts, advocacy, prevention and prayer witness were inspirational during ‘deeply traumatic time,’ says WCC

13 July 2015

WCC consultation looks at the future of faith-based health care provision

Faith-based health professionals play essential role in community health, particularly in times of crisis.

26 May 2015

Liberia churches celebrate end of Ebola

Congregants allowed to forgo temperature check before attending worship services

11 May 2015

Christian Aid: Ebola crisis not yet over

Life-saving health messages needed in local communities in Sierra Leone to prevent new outbreaks

27 March 2015