U.N. Officials Urge Robust Efforts To Rebuild Ebola-Hit West African Nations

U.N. News Centre: Ebola: U.N. development chief begins last leg of West Africa mission
“The top United Nations development official today began the last leg of her Ebola-recovery focused visit to West Africa a day after she witnessed the reopening of schools in Liberia and urged the international community to support ‘recovery from this terrible crisis’ beyond the emergency phase…” (2/17).

U.N. News Centre: U.N. Economic, Social Council President urges action ‘now’ to bolster health systems in Ebola-hit counties
“In addition to lives lost and the socio-economic impact of the Ebola outbreak, the long-term impact on families — with at least 3,700 children in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone losing one or both parents to the virus — further underscores the dire need to invest in better health care systems, Martin Sajdik, president of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), has said…” (2/13).

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