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U.N., Donors Outline Ebola’s Lessons, Begin Implementing Community-Based Initiatives

GeekWire: Lessons from the world’s Ebola response: faster intervention, better communication needed
“The Ebola outbreak is still ongoing, but leaders of the international response to the disease have already taken away several key lessons. During a panel in San Francisco, a handful of leaders who have been involved with the response to the disease offered their observations to an audience of health and technology experts…” (Frank, 4/21).

U.N. News Centre: Ebola: U.N. launches push to engage more women, community leaders in fight against disease
“With fresh statistics on the Ebola outbreak reflecting a halt in the decline in West Africa, the United Nations [Thursday] began a campaign to engage more women — who have been disproportionately affected by the disease — as well as local traditional healers, to encourage communities to become more involved to bring down infection rates to zero…” (4/23).

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