Ebola – lessons learned from the last outbreak (WP1496)

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We discuss if the outbreak taught us anything, what we learnt about military involvement, if anyone considered if the outbreak was intentional and if so, was the response different. Contributors: Akin Abayomi, Head of Department, Division of Haematology, Stellenbosch University Gary Kobinger, Director, Infectious Disease Research Center; Professor, Department of Immunology Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine

How Ebola was destroyed (WP1447)

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We talk about the role of community health workers, how an agency who isn’t local deals with the outbreak and what organisations learn from a situation such as this. Contributors: Foday Sawi Lahai, Deputy Minister of Health and Sanitation, Ministry of Health and Sanitation, Freetown, Sierra Leone Katie Taylor, Deputy Assistant Administrator, Bureau for Global […]

Ebola – the next steps (WP1409)

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We talk about health systems in West Africa after Ebola and ask how affected countries can rebuild their health services, through domestic investment in healthcare, training health workers, using IT effectively and increasing regional collaboration. Contributors: Pape Gaye, President and Chief Executive Officer, IntraHealth International, Chapel Hill Perry Nelson, Director, Management Information Systems, National Health […]