Embassy of Japan
Press Release
December 8, 2014

Japan’s Response to the Ebola Outbreak:
Delivery of Personal Protective Equipment by Japan’s Self Defense Force


On December 8, Japan’s Self Defense Force aircraft KC-767 delivered 20,000 sets of Japan’s personal protective equipment (PPE) to Accra, Ghana. The UN Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER) will distribute them from Accra to the affected countries – Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Mali.


This is a part of Japan’s efforts to counter the Ebola outbreak which include about $145 million in financial contributions, the provision of 720,000 total sets of PPE, and participation of Japanese medical experts in the WHO mission.


For more details, please refer to the attached factsheet.

[PDF] Japan's Assistance to Counter the Ebola Outbreak



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