Thursday, August 6, 2020

Tag "Stella Adadevoh"

    FCT road renamed after Stella Adadevoh

FCT road renamed after Stella Adadevoh

Ameyo Adadevoh Way - that is the new name of a major road in the federal capital territory (FCT). The road was renamed after the late medical doctor whom TheCable unveiled as the ‘Nigerian of the Decade based on her role in preventing Ebola epidemic in the country. The road, located along Ahmadu Bello Way, close to the Nigerian Air Force Conference Centre, was renamed [...]

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    198 dead in Congo’s worst Ebola outbreak

198 dead in Congo’s worst Ebola outbreak

Almost 200 people have died in the latest Ebola outbreak to hit the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) since August. According to the nation’s health ministry, there are more than 300 confirmed or probable cases. "At this point, 319 cases and 198 deaths have been registered," Oly Ilunga, the country’s health minister, said. "In view of these figures, my thoughts and my prayers [...]

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    Google celebrates Adadevoh’s 62nd posthumous birthday

Google celebrates Adadevoh’s 62nd posthumous birthday

Google has dedicated a doodle to Stella Adadevoh, late Nigerian medic, on her 62nd posthumous birthday. Until her death in 2014, Adadevoh was a doctor at First Consultant Hospital, Yaba. She is remembered for curbing the spread of Ebola Virus Disease in Nigeria by placing Patrick Sawyer, a Liberian, in quarantine despite pressure from the Liberian government to release him. "Today our #Googledoodle celebrates [...]

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    Ebola survivor, Igonoh, gives birth to baby girl

Ebola survivor, Igonoh, gives birth to baby girl

Famous Nigerian Ebola survivor, Ada Igonoh, was delivered of a baby girl in the United States of America on Tuesday, November 3. Igonoh, who worked with Stella Adadevoh in managing Nigeria’s index Ebola case at the First Consultants Medical Centre(FCMC), Lagos, had her first child at the Greater El-Monte Community Hospital in California, US. According to the management of the First Consultants, [...]

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    In death, Adadevoh still honours Nigerian heroes

In death, Adadevoh still honours Nigerian heroes

In her death, Stella Adadevoh, the doctor who sacrificed her life to protect Nigeria from the deadly Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), still celebrates Nigerian heroes. This was visibly seen at the ‘Dr. Ameyo Stella Adadevoh (DRASA)’ health trust inaugural event, which brought together health professionals, government representatives, businessmen and women, high-profile individuals, and more to celebrate one year of Nigeria’s Ebola-free [...]

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    The niggling Adadevoh question and three others now that Nigeria is Ebola-free

The niggling Adadevoh question and three others now that Nigeria is Ebola-free

Nigeria’s victory over the deadly Ebola virus disease was globally acknowledged on October 20, 2014 when the World Health Organisation (WHO) certified the nation Ebola-free in Abuja, the capital city. In the days leading up to the declaration, Nigeria had become the "envy" of many Ebola-stricken nations across the world. These nations include the world’s most powerful country, the United States. [...]

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