In the battle against Ebola in West Africa, a small bed in a temporary clinic can make a world of difference to a patient cast out of his/her community due to fear of contagion. Check out this project implemented by World Hope International in Sierra Leone.
The European Union has long understood how health partnerships are always more valuable than the sum of its parts. In this exclusive #HealthyMeans commentary, European Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica reviews how the EU is working with its partner countries and organizations to combat Ebola in West Africa.
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and World Bank President Jim Kim made separate appeals to the international community Friday to begin planning recovery efforts in Ebola-affected countries in West Africa. It's not too soon, both insisted, even if we're still fighting the disease.
Billed as the world’s biggest public-private partnership in the life sciences, a multibillion-euro fund called the Innovative Medicines Initiative aims to mobilize additional stakeholders and funding to help in the complex fight against Ebola.
More medical staff, focused communication strategies and differentiated approaches in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia are the priorities of the European Union's action plan to respond to Ebola, EU humanitarian aid chief Christos Stylianides told MEPs after his visit to West Africa.
Dr. Peter Piot helped to discover the Ebola virus almost four decades ago. Here's his advice on what the international community must do now to contain the current outbreak. An exclusive interview as part of #HealthyMeans.