Via Le Jour: Fight against Ebola lab offered by Russia to Guinea arrived in Сonakry. Excerpt from a Google translation:
The ministers of international cooperation, health, technical education, and Social Affairs received on 22 August at the international terminal of Conakry diagnostic laboratory epidemiological diseases offered by Russia to Guinea in the the fight against Ebola.
It was attended by diplomats from the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Guinea and representatives of the company Rusal Guinea. One remembers that after the announcement of Ebola in Guinea, the Russian Federation and the Company Rusal have a significant amount at the disposal of medical kits health authorities of Guinea to tackle the spread of the Ebola virus.
This ultra modern laboratory valued at over $ 5 million with all the necessary equipment value comes not only in this sense to help in the fight against Ebola, but also an effective response to the request for help formulate by the Government of Guinea to the place of the Russian government.
According to the Russian head of immunological and virological laboratory Alexander Semenov, "In addition to the equipment of the latest generation we are a group of a dozen Russian scientists came to work in Guinea to stop the chain quickly spread of the virus and see extent available locally a vaccine against the disease. This means that we are heart with our brothers and sisters Guinean whose cooperation between our two states date back over 50 years." For end he said that their group of scientists has deep experience in managing epidemics such as cholera, plague and Ebola.
Turning in the same vein the Minister Counsellor at the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Guinea magnified excellence Guinea-Russian relations before placing the gift of mobile laboratory in the excellent relations of friendship between the two countries.
Guinean ministers at the ceremony said succeeding all the joy that animates receiving this important gift of fully equipped mobile laboratory to help health authorities in Guinea to detect quickly the patients for their support.
That's why they sent the sincere thanks of the President of the Republic Professor Alpha Condé to the people and Government of Russia and especially the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin.