Norway sends experts to Congo to fight ebola

Health Minister Bent Høie.Photo: Terje Pedersen / NTB scanpix

Norway contributed NOK 10 million and sent specialists to the Democratic Republic of Congo to educate health workers during the ebola outbreak there.


The Norwegian team consists of three specialists from Oslo University Hospital.They will provide training in the use of infection protection devices and isolation devices that allow safe transport of patients.

“Norway is one of the few countries in the world that has the equipment and expertise to carry these patients safely. Therefore, I am pleased that we can help Norwegian experts travel to DR Congo to teach health professionals to use these devices,” said the Minister of Health Bent Høie of Høyre (H).


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