To prevent future outbreaks of Ebola and other diseases, high-quality health information system data must be readily available.
While the number of Ebola cases in West Africa continue to decrease, it is still important that countries nationwide take necessary precautions to prevent the spread of Ebola and other infections. Through programs like Massachusetts Ebola Virus Monitoring Project, travelers can be sure that the reporting process goes as smoothly as possible so that they and their communities remain healthy.
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 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.