News Outlets Continue to Report On Analysis Examining International Funding For Ebola Response
Al Jazeera America: Funding delays may have contributed to Ebola’s spread
“The slow deployment of international aid to countries most affected by the latest Ebola epidemic may have contributed to the virus’ spread, according to a new study, which highlights one of several lessons learned by aid organizations scrambling to contain the infectious disease…” (De Bode, 2/4).
SciDev.Net: Ebola funding held up by ‘inefficient’ WHO alert system
“Payment delays caused by an inefficient global alert system for health crises have hampered the world’s response to Ebola. An analysis, published in the British Medical Journal on 3 February, found that only about a third of the aid money pledged to tackle the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has been paid out…” (Park, 2/5).