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USG Blog Posts Discuss Responses To, Lessons Learned From Ebola Outbreak

U.S. Department of State’s “DipNote”: Using Public-Private Partnerships to Combat Ebola Globally
Andrew O’Brien, the special representative for global partnerships at the State Department, discusses the importance of public-private partnerships in responding to infectious disease outbreaks, highlighting the work of the State Department with the Paul G. Allen Ebola Program (8/13).

U.S. Department of State’s “DipNote”: Moving Beyond Ebola, Preventing Future Health Epidemics
Denise Rollins, senior coordinator of the Africa Ebola Unit at USAID, writes about “the International Ebola Recovery Conference held at the United Nations on July 9th and 10th … The conference drew attention to the necessary recovery phase that must take place to strengthen [affected West African] countries. … Moving forward, we must continue to target key weaknesses in global health security…” (8/10).