Reproductive Health: The Biggest Casualty of the Ebola Epidemic?

JSI’s Emily Dantzer explains the reproductive and maternal health crisis that has emerged in West Africa in the wake of the devastating Ebola epidemic and what is being done to address it.

Reflections on Ebola Panel

On December 5, 2014, The New England International Donors (NEID) a donor learning forum supported by TPI and John Snow Inc. (JSI) co-hosted a panel titled “The Role of International NGOs: Medical and Public Health Institutions in Responding to the Ebola Crisis.” This was the second panel hosted as part of an ongoing educational series … Continue reading “Reflections on Ebola Panel”

Health Workers on the Frontlines of the Ebola Epidemic in Liberia

In Liberia, which has suffered the worst of the epidemic, JSI staff have been on the frontlines of the Ebola response for the past several months, training health care workers, managing supply chain logistics and contact tracing.

An Effective International Response to Manage the Ebola Epidemic and Preserve the Existing Health Systems is Still Needed

For months, the burden of responding to the the unprecedented Ebola outbreak in West Africa fell mostly on fragile national health systems. JSI’s Merce Gasco, Technical Advisor to the Rebuilding Basic Health Systems in Liberia project, explains the toll that has taken on health systems’ ability to provide much-needed basic health services and calls for a stronger international support for outbreak response.