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Ebola Epidemic Is ‘Wake-Up Call’ To Improve Poor Nations’ Health Care Systems

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “Impatient Optimists”: A Wake-Up Call: Lessons from Ebola for the World’s Health Systems
Justin Forsyth, chief executive of Save the Children, discusses a new report from the organization, titled “A Wake-Up Call,” that “focuses on the way that the inadequate health services in the [three West African] countries ensured that Ebola could not be quickly contained, reversed, or mitigated.” He adds, “The Ebola crisis is an opportunity to see that we cannot leave the world’s poorest countries with dangerously inadequate health services…” (3/3).

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