An exhibition on the fight to stem the 2014-16 Ebola outbreak in West Africa developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will reach a wider audience through the Internet, thanks to a local university collaboration. Georgia State and Emory University students across various disciplines worked together to translate the “EBOLA: People + Public […]
The Atlanta-based nonprofit Global Soap Project is sending 160,000 bars of soap to Sierra Leone to help combat the West African nation’s largest cholera outbreak in 40 years. Some 18,500 cases of cholera have been reported, leading to 271 deaths, according to a news release. Hand washing is key to stopping the spread of the disease, said Sam Stephens, executive director of the […]
Inspired by the documentary of a Brazilian artist who created works of art from recyclable materials found at a landfill near Rio de Janeiro, local artists have created works from medical recyclables here for a World Malaria Day fundraiser on Wednesday, April 25.
Atlanta’s World Malaria Day art auction was held in the Atrium of the Georgia Tech College of Management located at 800 West Peachtree St.
Sierra Leone is fighting corruption, building infrastructure and improving its business climate in a bid to welcome investors looking to tap Africa‘s growth, the country’s president said in Atlanta.
“We know that we have to move along this path so that all of you here will be attracted to do business in Sierra Leone,” Ernest Bai Koroma told a standing-room-only audience of more than 100 at the World Trade Center Atlanta.
The president of the West African nation of Sierra Leone will visit Atlanta on Sept. 26 during a tour of major U.S. cities, according to an announcement by the World Trade Center Atlanta. Ernest Bai Koroma will meet with business leaders and chamber of commerce representatives at 303 Peachtree St. from 5 to 7 p.m. Dr. Koroma chose to stop in Atlanta because of its strong potential […]