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ScienceInsider Interviews Two Ebola Survivors

ScienceInsider interviews two Ebola survivors about their experience with the virus. ScienceInsider: Ebola survivor I, Senga Omeonga: ‘Every day I’m still thinking: When was I contaminated?’ “…[Senga Omeonga, a medical doctor from the Democratic Republic of Congo,] was one of a handful of people worldwide to receive ZMapp, an experimental…

PSI Impact Magazine Focuses On Health Workers

PSI: Impact No. 18: Focus on Health Workers “In this new issue of Impact magazine, PSI, in partnership with IntraHealth International, examines the vital contributions of health workers to global health and development. In articles and interviews with key stakeholders, this issue makes the case that building a robust and…

Editorial, Opinion Pieces Address Various Aspects Of Ebola Outbreak

The following editorial and opinion pieces address various aspects of the West African Ebola outbreak and the international community’s response. New York Times: Losing the Race Against Ebola Editorial Board “…[Confronting the Ebola outbreak] is a task of mind-boggling complexity, requiring international assistance on a massive scale. … Faster action…

Improving Data On Community HCWs Would Help To Achieve Health Goals

Frontline Health Workers Coalition: Improved Data on Community Health Workers Critical to Achieving Global Health Goals “A new report [from the coalition] finds that developing nations’ ability to deal with pressing health challenges like HIV/AIDS and ensuring maternal and newborn survival will be strengthened by creating a common definition for…

Blog Post Discusses Differences Between CDC, MSF Approaches To Ebola

Center for Global Development’s “Global Health Policy Blog”: CDC vs Médecins Sans Frontières on Ebola: Is the Perfect the Enemy of the Good? Mead Over, senior fellow at CGD, discusses a recent “disagreement between the U.S. Centers for Disease Control Ebola experts and the Médecins Sans Frontieres Ebola doctors regarding the…

Pope Francis, International Aid Groups Call For Increased Ebola Efforts In West Africa

News outlets report on calls for greater assistance in West African nations hit by Ebola. Associated Press: Pope urges international aid to fight Ebola “Pope Francis is urging international assistance to fight the Ebola virus in Africa. Francis also urged the 30,000 people who attended his weekly general audience on…