Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues…

International Focus Should Now Be On Ebola In Sierra Leone, Guinea, U.N. Special Envoy Says

Associated Press: U.N. Ebola chief’s focus is on Sierra Leone, Guinea
“…Dr. David Nabarro says his staff is focused now on ‘two particularly troublesome areas’ centered around Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown, and the forested mountainous region in southeastern Guinea…” (12/9).

U.N. News Centre: Ebola: U.N. envoy says intense response needed for western Sierra Leone and Guinea-Mali border
“…[Nabarro] later briefed by video link the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington, D.C., and told members debating the response to the Ebola outbreak that he believed the needed capacity should be in place in the three most affected countries of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone by the end of January next year…” (12/9).

VOA News: U.N. Official: Focus on Ebola Shifts to Sierra Leone, Guinea
“…Dr. Nabarro said more beds in treatment centers and more international and national staff were needed. He said it took about 300 people to operate a 50-bed facility. The U.N. special envoy said tackling Ebola in the interior of Guinea presented greater difficulties than in Sierra Leone…” (Schlein, 12/9).

The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Headquarters: 2400 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025 | Phone 650-854-9400
Washington Offices and Barbara Jordan Conference Center: 1330 G Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005 | Phone 202-347-5270 | Email Alerts: | |

Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues, the Kaiser Family Foundation is a nonprofit organization based in Menlo Park, California.