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Electronic Communication, Monitoring Help Guinea In Efforts To End Ebola Epidemic

IntraHealth International’s “Vital”: As Ebola Resurges in Guinea, So Do Government Efforts to Quash It Kayode Odusote, chair of the Foundation for Sustainable Health Development, discusses his trip to Guinea “to help the Ministry of Health roll out mHero, a new communication platform that connects health workers to health officials,…

Center For Global Health Policy Report Discusses Opportunities, Challenges In Controlling HIV, TB In Tanzania

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: Report from Tanzania: Attention to realities on the ground, criminalized populations, civil society needed to sustain HIV, TB responses Antigone Barton, writer and editor of “Science Speaks” and senior communications officer at the Center for Global Health Policy, discusses findings from a report…

Ebola Threat Waning But Epidemic Remains International Health Emergency, WHO Says

News outlets report on the WHO’s fifth meeting of its Emergency Committee on the Ebola epidemic. Agence France-Presse: ‘Progress’ in Ebola fight, but ‘substantial risks’ remain: WHO “Real progress is being made in the fight against Ebola, but the deadly outbreak in West Africa remains a major international health emergency,…

USAID-Supported Journalist Team In Guinea Works To Spread Ebola Information

USAID’s “IMPACTblog”: How Guinea’s Journalists Are Fighting To Win the War Against Ebola Carol Han, the strategic communications team leader with USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance, discusses the efforts of a team of journalists to produce “Ebola Chrono,” a radio show meant to spread awareness and information about…

IHME Data Visualizations Illustrate Zambia’s Progress In Breastfeeding

Humanosphere: Visualizing Zambia’s success with breastfeeding Katie Leach-Kemon and Nancy Fullman, policy translation specialists at the University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, use data visualizations to illustrate progress to increase breastfeeding rates in Zambia (4/10).

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