Precaution being taken to prevent spread of Ebola. (Photo Credit: Google Images)
Precautions are being taken to prevent the spread of Ebola.
(Photo Credit: Google Images

AllAfrica.com is reporting that the HEARTT Foundation has incorporated the “Give a Glove” campaign into their Ebola BlockAID campaign.

The “Give a Glove” campaign aims to use donations to  purchase life-saving protective supplies. Supplies that are gathered with donations will be used to treat Ebola as well as Malaria in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone. The author writes:

“Despite a minimal national budget and the continuing cost of payment obligations for debts incurred by former dictators, Liberia was rebuilding schools, power plants and clinics and graduating doctors and nurses.

Ebola is reversing those gains. Without a dramatic escalation of help, Liberia will continue to fall apart.”

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Due to the lack of supplies, treatable diseases, like Malaria, are ravaging Ebola affected countries, creating a lack of medical treatment for pregnant women and children, many of whom are dying daily.

Read more at AllAfrica.com.

This post was written by Reginald Calhoun, editorial assistant for The Burton Wire. Follow him on Twitter @IRMarsean.

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