Rethinking the Ebola response: How Liberians helped themselves

Liberians drove Ebola recovery in their own communities while the global response lagged behind, according to this guest column by Colby Pacheco, program officer in the democracy, governance and media division at IREX.

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About the author

  • Colby Pacheco

    Colby Pacheco is a program officer in the democracy, governance and media division at IREX. Since 2013 he has managed the implementation of the USAID-funded Civil Society and Media Leadership program in Liberia, U.S. Department of State- funded Syrian Youth for Tolerance program and the Syrian Dialogue on the Future. He also worked on the Kazakhstan-based BOTA Foundation.