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Group Of 77 Considers Challenges Of, Lessons Learned During Ebola Epidemic

Inter Press Service: The Ebola Crisis: Lessons Learned for Developing Nations
“The Group of 77 has pointed out that the Ebola crisis of 2014-2015 proved that ‘no country is immune from a disease outbreak, no matter where it emerges.’ … [R]eports under consideration by the Fifth Committee highlighted the numerous challenges encountered in the fight against the Ebola virus disease. … In order to avoid future problems in such crisis situations, the Group underlined the importance of building on existing institutional and coordination mechanisms, working with entities already on the ground such as the WHO and the United Nations Country team and the African Union, so as to reduce confusion, especially in the midst of health crises such as the recent Ebola outbreak” (4/11).