Next Thursday 4th December 2014, Humanity First UK is holding its Ebola appeal dinner in London. Highlights of the evening are expected to be a live link up with our team in Freetown, Sierra Leone, and also an auction where guests can bid to own an Aston Martin for 3 days, spend a night at the Grosvenor House in London or even get a sailing lesson from Olympic hero Ben Ainsley!
HF is also honoured to be joined by distinguished guests including His Excellency Edward Turay, the Sierra Leone High Commissioner in London, Lord Steel, the Chairman of the Parliamentary Group on Africa, and the Rt Hon Norman Lamb, Minister of State at the Department for Health, with others shortly to confirm.
Tickets are prices at £30 each or £250 for a table of 10. Already more than 70% of tickets have been sold. Join us and show solidarity for the people suffering from this awful virus across West Africa.
25/11/2014 - Surveillance Network in Sierra Leone
The Ebola virus continues to claim victims, with new fatalities emerging in Bamako, Mali. Upto Friday 21 November, the total cases were 15,352 and there have been 5,459.
18/11/2014 - Public Awareness Video
Humanity First's Public Awareness video is now ready in English and being translated into local languages. HF is about to start work in Sierra Leone working with partners to support suspected cases sent home due to a lack of beds. Click here to see the video
12/11/2014 - FREETOWN TRAINING ACTIVITY
The team in Freetown are now recruiting and training staff in our regional surveillance network across Sierra Leone, with a priority on areas such as Port Loko facing recent cases. A public awareness video is almost complete.
03/11/2014 - GLOBAL EBOLA COMMAND CENTRE
HF has established a Global Ebola Command Centre in London, and now a national ECC in Freetown, Sierra Leone, with 3 full-time staff managing reporting and surveillance, financial control and liaison locally with DFID, UN and other NGOs.