Mar 302015
 
Dr. Fredanna M'Cormack McGough (left) Professor of Health Sciences at Coastal Carolina University stands with Club President Kevin Cox (right) at a recent club meeting in  which Dr. McGough described "The Ebola Impact:The Disservice to Women in Sierra Leone". A native of Sierra Leone, a country of 5.6 million, she has also lived in Kenya and Nigeria. She was present in Sierra Leone three weeks before the epidemic was discovered and traced the history of the ebola crisis. and the major health problems faced by women who are overburdened with caregiving and are usually the first to be infected. The Health Promotion Honor Society at CCU, Eta Sigma Gamma, is  raising funds and collecting donated items to address the ramifications of the Ebola Virus Disease in Sierra Leone. Contact Sara Adams at sradams@g.coastal.edu or Dr. McGough  fmcorma@coastal.edu, 843-349-2991 for details on how to donate supplies which will be shipped to Social Workers Sierra Leone to support families affected by Ebola, prevention activities, children's education and health and wellness activities. Checks made be made to the Coastal Education Foundation..

			
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