Marie Claire Tchecola
Marie Claire Tchecola is a nurse from Guinea. She got Ebola, but she lived[source?]. 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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