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Ebola Outbreak in West Africa

What to do About Cases of Ebola Being Reported In The United States

Dr. Frank Glover made an appearance on the Lou Dobbs show to discuss lowering the risk of a US Ebola outbreak by implementing screening procedures for people who have traveled to the United States from West Africa.

Ebola Case Diagnosed in Dallas, TX Hospital -- FOX News

Dr. Frank Glover comments on precautions taken last week when a Liberian man was diagnosed with Ebola in Dallas, TX. The man is currently in isolation at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital.

FOX News -- Dr. Frank Glover Explains the Extent of the Ebola Threat

Two American aid workers now being treated for Ebola in Atlanta, GA is evidence that the recent outbreak needs to be treated as an international threat.


World Health Organization Warns Ebola Won't End Without International Help

Every day patients with Ebola are having to be turned away simply because they don't have the capacity, and this is why it's so devastating....

ABC News Special -- Former Ambassador Robin Sanders and Dr. Frank Glover

More than 1,700 infections and 960 deaths have been attributed so far to the recent outbreak of ebola in West Africa. In this ABC report, experts emphasize the need for public awareness of the disease and providing essential medical equipment to professionals working in West Africa to stop the spread of the disease.

FOX News Interview -- Dr. Frank Glover's Perspective on the Spread of Ebola

The Ebola epidemic in West Africa is an international emergency - that was the declaration today from the World Health Organization. It said the outbreak won't be stopped unless the global community drastically scales up its response. The virus has now killed nearly a thousand people, mostly Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea. It's also spread to Nigeria which has declared a state of emergency.

Congressional Subcommittee Hearing Addresses Ebola in West Africa

Ken Isaacs, Vice President of program and government relations for Samaritan's Purse, and Frank Glover, a doctor and missionary for SIM and President of SHIELD in Africa, testify about global medical response to the deadly Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa. They speak before the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations in Washington DC.


Andrew Young Leads Discussion On Treatment Against Ebola

According to the Andrew Young Foundation, "The Ebola epidemic continues to ravage Western Africa and remains a threat to the entire world. With 25,826 cases and 10,704 deaths already reported, national economies demolished, agriculture shattered, children orphaned and education interrupted, the need for therapies is critical."

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Over 15 Years of Service


SHIELD In Africa, Inc., is a 501c3 registered non-profit based out of Thomasville, Georgia. SHIELD (Strategic Healthcare Initiative Emphasizing Local Development) was established with the vision of raising the standard of healthcare in Africa. Under the direction of Dr. Frank Glover, graduate of Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, teams of doctors have traveled to Liberia, West Africa over the past 15 years assessing needs and providing training for medical practitioners.

Five Year Road Map

medical school

Within the next five years SHIELD will build a new state-of-the-art medical school in Liberia and initiate training programs in various medical and surgical specialties. You can help meet this goal by contributing financially. Your gift today will help go towards the summer-end goal of $200,000 to begin construction on the medical school.

News from SHIELD

Senate Breifing on health system strengthening

Senate Briefing on Liberian Healthcare Reform

Dr. Frank Glover and the Liberian Minister of Public Works were selected as panelists for an April Senate briefing regarding health system strengthening in Liberia.

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Gbaywein Section Township Meeting

Liberian Township Donates 500 Acres of Land to SHIELD in Africa, Inc.

On March 18th, 2015 citizens of the Gbaywein Section unanimously voted to donate up to 500 acres of land to SHIELD for the development of a medical center.

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Liberia Trip March

Visit to Liberia March 15‐20, 2015

In March, Drs. Frank and Marsha Glover travelled to Liberia to discuss the medical center development project with citizens and government officials.

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Endorsed by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Endorsement by Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

On May 2nd, 2014 SHIELD received a federal endorsement from the president of Liberia to build a medical school in Liberia and begin training medical professionals.

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Dr. Lewis Sullivan former US Health and Human Services Secretary

Dr. Lewis Sullivan former US Health and Human Services Secretary Pledges Support

Dr. Sullivan has traveled with Dr. Glover to Africa and various cities in the United States to raise support for the development of a medical school in Liberia.

National Medical Association

The National Medical Association President and Members Visit Liberia

In the spring of 2013 the National Medical Association sent a group of doctors including the organization’s president, Dr. Rahn Bailey, to Liberia to assist in rebuilding health care infrastructure.