Focus Should Turn To Rebuilding, Strengthening Health Systems In West Africa During Ebola Recovery

The Guardian: Ebola spending: will lack of a positive legacy turn dollars to dolor?
“While it is still too early to call time on the Ebola outbreak, a sense that the worst may have passed is tentatively taking root in West Africa, alongside an acute realization of the need to ensure a positive long-term legacy for battered health care systems…” (Chonghaile, 2/13).

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Ebola-hit Guinea asks for funds for creaking health sector
“International donors wishing to help Guinea fight Ebola should use their money to strengthen the West African country’s health system and help it tackle future epidemics instead of building more Ebola treatment centers, a government official said…” (Hussain, 2/12).

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