Marie Claire Tchecola
Marie Claire Tchecola is a nurse from Guinea. She got Ebola, but she lived. She is an activist who teaches about disease. In 2015, the U.S. State Department gave Tchecola the International Women of Courage Award.
Life[change | change source]
Tchecola is from a small village in Guinea, near Senegal. She was the first woman in her family to get an education. She studied to be a nurse. She worked as a nurse at Donka Hospital in Conakry, Guinea. In July 2014, she worked with a very sick patient. She got Ebola from that patient. She went to a center for treatment. She got better.
References[change | change source]
- "AWIU » 2015 IWOC Awardees".
- "Biographies of 2015 Award Winners".
- "Tackle Ebola Hero Marie Claire Tchecola". Tackle Ebola. Retrieved 11 March 2015.
- "2015 International Women of Courage Award Winners - International Women of Courage Celebration".
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