Strengthening Post-Ebola Health Systems: From Response to Resilience in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone by Ramesh Govindaraj
English | Dec. 13, 2017 | ISBN: 1464811091 | 177 Pages | PDF | 3 MB
The Ebola virus outbreak ravaged parts of West Africa during 2013–16, particularly in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. The epidemic had
very high human, social, and economic costs; food became scarce, schools were shut down, and ongoing development programs shifted to support the immediate response efforts. The rapid spread of the disease demonstrated the urgent need to invest in health systems and to establish surveillance and preparedness programs for long-term resilience.