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Partners Hope Mental Health Services Project Will Help Foster Economic Growth In Liberia

Devex: Can mental health services spur economic growth in Ebola-affected West Africa? “The World Bank and the Liberian government, in partnership with the government of Japan, launched Wednesday a project designed to tackle unaddressed psychological trauma in Liberian communities affected by protracted civil war and a relentless Ebola outbreak. Developers…

More West African Ebola Patients Surviving For Unknown Reasons, MSF Says

New York Times: Fatality Rate Is Falling in West African Ebola Clinics “As the Ebola epidemic in West Africa wanes, physicians from Doctors Without Borders are confronting a mystery: More of their patients are surviving. They do not know why…” (McNeil, 2/26).

Malawi Risks Widespread Cholera Outbreak Following Floods, U.N. Warns, Urges Action

U.N. News Centre: Humanitarian community must move quickly to halt cholera spread in Malawi — U.N. “With 39 cases of cholera in the last two weeks, including two deaths, the United Nations children’s agency in Malawi is on high alert for spread in southern border areas where highly populated camps…

March 2015 Issue Of WHO Bulletin Available Online

WHO: Bulletin of the World Health Organization The March 2015 WHO Bulletin includes news, research, and policy articles on various topics, as well as editorials on the South African census and maternal mortality and morbidity in the U.S. (March 2015).

Health Affairs Study Examines Public Health Care Perceptions In Sub-Saharan Africa

Health Affairs Blog: Health Affairs Web First: Assessing Health And Health Care Perceptions In sub-Saharan Africa Chris Fleming, social media manager at Health Affairs, writes, “…The authors of a February 25 Health Affairs Web First study used data from the Gallup Organization’s 2012 World Poll to investigate health and health…

Liberian President Sirleaf Thanks Americans For Ebola Response As U.S. Military Officially Ends Mission

Agence France-Presse: Liberia leader thanks U.S. as Ebola mission ends “Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf paid emotional tribute to the American people on Thursday as the United States formally wound up its successful five-month mission to combat the West African nation’s Ebola outbreak…” (Biddle, 2/26). Agence France-Presse: Ebola-hit Liberia no…

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