Dr. Alimou Barry traveled to Guinea, ground zero of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, to conduct a rapid assessment of the implications of the outbreak on reproductive, maternal and child health services usage and delivery.
JSI’s president, Joel Lamstein, talks about the big picture behind long term health system strengthening in Liberia.
One month after new Ebola cases re-emerged in Liberia, Dr. Rose Macauley reflects on the next steps needed to continue rebuilding the country’s health system.
At least two new cases of Ebola have been reported in Liberia less than two months after WHO declared the country Ebola-free.
Now that the Ebola outbreak is subsiding, it’s time for affected countries to revisit ways to improve nutrition and prevent infections.
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.
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”
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.
The Rebuilding Basic Health Services in Liberia (RBHS) project is providing weekly updates on the Ebola outbreak and response effort.
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.