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Ebola: Malaysia to Donate 20 Million Pairs of Gloves to African Countries

Moremi Elekwachi

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Kuala Lumpur (dpa/NAN) Malaysia Prime Minister Najib Razak, said Nigeria and four African countries would receive 20 million pairs of medical gloves to fight Ebola.

The other benefiting countries are Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

He said on Monday in Kuala Lumpur that the donation was in response to the complaints by the medical experts, that the shortage of medical rubber gloves was a key problem in combating the outbreak.

Razak said Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea would each receive three containers of gloves, while Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of Congo would each receive one container.

“Malaysia can make a unique and vital contribution to the fight against Ebola because we are one of the biggest manufacturers of rubber gloves,” he said.

“We hope this contribution will prevent the spread of Ebola and save lives,’’ he added

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Moremi Elekwachi is a Media and Communications expert. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism from the University of Georgia, and a Master’s Degree in Communication Management (with a concentration in Marketing communication) from the University of Southern California. She is Founder and Lead Publicist at Euphorique PR, a leading full-service Public Relations & Marketing Communications company that helps individuals, companies and public figures effectively communicate, engage, and build relationships with their target audiences & stakeholders via digital media and traditional media platforms. Prior to establishing Euphorique PR, Moremi gathered a wealth of experience, working at prestigious media companies both at home and abroad including Wondros (Los Angeles, CA), Wildflower PR, and also BellaNaija, where she served as News Editor & Head of Business Development. Moremi is also the founder of www.queenmoremi.com, a fresh platform dedicated to empowering and celebrating the modern African millennial woman, as she strives to live her best life. In her spare time, she loves to write, gossip about popular culture, and sing her heart out. @queenmoremi: Twitter @queenmoremi: Facebook @queenmoremi: Instagram

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