Challenges of Surviving Ebola - The Story of A Guinean Woman

Maimaïssatou Toure is a Guinean woman who survived Ebola after two weeks of treatment. Other members of her family were not so lucky.  She left the treatment unit to rejoin her husband, but met a community no longer the same - or so she felt.



  • Africa:   Challenges Face Ebola Survivors

    IFRC, 28 March 2016

    In her forties, Maimaïssatou Toure is a mother of six and an Ebola survivor from Forécariah Prefecture, Guinea. Known for her dynamism and courage, this woman devoted… Read more »

Photo: IRIN

Guinea currently has more than 1,200 Ebola survivors,

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