Ebola factsheets in French and Bambara

Available for Immediate Distribution – Ebola  Factsheets for Health Workers

Download now:

Français fra_Ebola.docx (0.4 MB) fra_Ebola.pdf (0.4 MB)
Bamanankan bam_Ebola.docx (0.6 MB) bam_Ebola.pdf (0.8 MB)

We have worked together with the Mali Health Organizing Project to create one-page factsheets about the Ebola virus for use in Mali and neighboring countries. The factsheets are available in French and Bambara, as MS Word files and as PDF documents. Please share this information with anyone who can use it.

As of September 27, 2014, there have been no confirmed cases of Ebola in Mali. However, according to Mali’s Health Minister Ousmane Koné, there have been 25 reports of suspected Ebola, but so far all of these turned out to be negative. The country is on high alert. As we have seen in the areas hardest hit by the epidemic, rumors and misinformation spread quickly, hinder prevention efforts, and cause unnecessary deaths.

For more information about these factsheets, please contact the Mali Health Organizing Project‘s staff in Boston or Bamako.

We encourage you to support organizations that are helping to fight the Ebola epidemic, such as Doctors without Borders, Catholic Relief Services, Samaritan’s Purse, PSI, or others.

Fall Fundraiser on October 25!

Please join us for our Annual Fall Fundraiser!

Saturday, October 25, 2014
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
St. Alban’s Episcopal Church
1501 Washington Ave
Albany, CA 94706

Anyone who has attended our annual Fall Fundraiser will tell you: it is a lot of fun and it’s for a great cause. Live bands, African food, delicious drinks, and great company! This event is free and open to the public. A donation request will be made. Please join us!

RSVP online or to Lyle Hansen at lyle@dokotoro.org.


Draft First Aid chapter published

We are delighted to announce that we have published online the newly-translated chapter on First Aid, from the forthcoming Bambara-language edition of Where There is No Doctor. Download the file now on the Downloads page.

This is a big milestone, as it is one of the longest chapters in the entire book. The translation corresponds to the new Advance First Aid Chapter from the NEW Where There Is No Doctor, which you can download or read online at the Hesperian Health Guides website.

Page from the First Aid chapter

Page from the First Aid chapter

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