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Global Health Leaders Fellowship

Infectious diseases remain the overwhelming cause of mortality in sub-Saharan Africa. A fundamental missing piece in prevention and control of epidemics and pandemics is a strong policy framework for public health activities across sectors. Due in part to health workforce shortages, leadership responsibilities have been assigned throughout the systems to professionals who have a limited opportunity for training in policy formulation and implementation. Chatham House is uniquely positioned to work with the ascending leadership in West Africa to close this skill gap.

Global Health Leaders Fellowship

Global Health Leaders Fellowship

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Posted by admin - May 19, 2016 at 2:40 pm

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Ebola transmission in Liberia over

Today, 3 September 2015, WHO declares Liberia free of Ebola virus transmission in the human population. Forty-two days have passed since the second negative test on 22 July 2015 of the last laboratory-confirmed case. Liberia now enters a 90-day period of heightened surveillance.

Ebola transmission in Liberia over

Ebola transmission in Liberia over

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Posted by admin - September 3, 2015 at 12:20 pm

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Sierra Leon discharged the last Ebola case on 24 August 2015

Many efforts exerted on ground to contain the Ebola outbreak since the beginning of the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone on 24 May 2014 , As of today Sierra Leon discharged the last Ebola case on 24 August 2015 it is the first day for the whole country to go with no Ebola patient. None at all. This in effect marks the beginning of the 42 days countdown and if no transmission occurs until after the 42nd day, this outbreak will be declared over by the world health organization in the country.

Sierra Leon discharged the last Ebola case 24 August 2015

Sierra Leon discharged the last Ebola case 24 August 2015

 

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Posted by admin - August 24, 2015 at 7:52 pm

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