Dr Amayo ADADEVOH

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• Her name was Ameyo Stella Adadevoh

• She was born in La­gos, Nige­ria, in Oc­to­ber 1956

• Her fa­ther was a physi­cian and for­mer Vice-chan­cel­lor of the Uni­ver­sity of La­gos

• Dr. Adadevoh grad­u­ated from the Col­lege of Medicine, Uni­ver­sity of La­gos, with a Bach­e­lor of Medicine/bach­e­lor of Surgery

• She cor­rectly di­ag­nosed Liberian, Patrick Sawyer, as Nige­ria’s first case of Ebola at First Con­sul­tant Hos­pi­tal in La­gos, Nige­ria, in July 2014

• She is cred­ited with hav­ing curbed a wider spread of the virus in Nige­ria by plac­ing the pa­tient zero in quar­an­tine de­spite pres­sure from the Liberian gov­ern­ment

• On Au­gust 4, 2014, it was con­firmed that she had tested pos­i­tive for Ebola virus dis­ease and was be­ing treated • She died on Au­gust 19, 2014 • She mar­ried Afo­labi Em­manuel Car­doso on April 26, 1986

• The Dr. Ameyo Adadevoh Health Trust, a non-profit health or­gan­i­sa­tion, was cre­ated in her hon­our.

.The film, 93 Days, is ded­i­cated to Ameyo and tells the story of the treat­ment of Patrick Sawyer

.On Oc­to­ber 27, 2018, she was hon­oured with a Google Doodle posthu­mously on what would have been her 62nd birth­day

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