How the private sector can pitch in to help combat Ebola

    The private sector has an important role to play in helping to contain the spread of Ebola in West Africa, according to the newly formed U.N. Mission for Ebola Emergency Response. Corporations are being urged to stay in the region and do their part to keep local communities informed.

    About the author

    • Jeff Tyson

      Jeff is a former global development reporter for Devex. Based in Washington, D.C., he covers multilateral affairs, U.S. aid, and international development trends. He has worked with human rights organizations in both Senegal and the U.S., and prior to joining Devex worked as a production assistant at National Public Radio. He holds a master's degree in journalism from Columbia University and a bachelor’s degree in international relations and French from the University of Rochester.