It’s Women’s Day, and one by one women’s groups take the stage to present their song or skit. A crowd of people sits close together under a large, striped tent, listening to the messages of female worth and dignity. The performers are members of Self Help and Savings groups run by field India-partner CHETNA, a community development ministry operated by the Emmanuel Hospital Association.
As the condition of Dr. Rick Sacra, the patient being treated for the Ebola virus at The Nebraska Medical Center, continues to improve, staff members are trying to find new ways to keep him entertained inside his room in the hospital’s Biocontainment Unit.
After a full week receiving treatment for the Ebola virus in the Biocontainment Unit at The Nebraska Medical Center, Dr. Rick Sacra’s appetite is finally starting to come back.
Dr. Rick Sacra, the doctor who contracted the Ebola virus while treating patients in West Africa, continues to show progress in his battle against the disease. Dr. Sacra’s lab values continue to move in the right direction and doctors treating him in the Biocontainment Unit at The Nebraska Medical Center are pleased with the way things are trending.
Debbie Sacra spoke to the press today about the continuing improvement of her husband’s condition. Dr. Rick Sacra contracted Ebola while serving at ELWA Hospital in Liberia:
Debbie Sacra, wife of SIM missionary Dr. Rick Sacra, shared this special message with us: Dear Praying Friends, I can hardly believe that it was less than a week ago that I wrote you to ask you to pray for Rick because he had contracted Ebola virus disease. You’ve all seen what has happened since then on the national news, so I am not going to fill you in on all of those details. I’m not sure I can get the timeline right myself! This has probably been the longest week of my life. We have felt the power of all your prayers. I believe that the speed with which Rick was evacuated and his relative strength at the time of his evacuation is the result all that prayer. The trip was tough on him, but each day since then has been a little bit better. I have appreciated all … Read More
Doctors caring for Dr. Rick Sacra, the man who contracted the Ebola virus while treating patients in West Africa say his condition continues to improve.
Debbie Sacra, wife of SIM missionary doctor Rick Sacra, who contracted Ebola Virus Disease in Liberia and was flown here for treatment Friday, said today her husband ‘s condition has improved somewhat, but he is still very ill.
SIM USA President Bruce Johnson addressed Omaha media at a press conference today after the arrival of missionary doctor Rick Sacra at The Nebraska Medical Center. He was joined by Will Elphick, SIM’s Liberia country director.