EBOLA - Lessons learned from the last outbreak (WP1496)                                                                                               Date: 4 November 2016                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           We discuss if the outbreak taught us anything, what we learnt about military involvement, if anyone considered if the outbreak was intentional and if so, was the response different.

Contributors:                                                                                                                                                                                                 Akin Abayomi, Head of Department, Division of Haematology, Stellenbosch University                                                                                            Gary Kobinger, Director, Infectious Disease Research Center; Professor, Department of Immunology Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine

Listen on Mixcloud:      EBOLA – lessons learned from the last outbreak (WP1496) by Wilton Park on Mixcloud ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

AFRICAN VOICES LEADERSHIP MEETING SERIES - Speaking Out: One African Voice on Ebola

The recent outbreak of EVD in West Africa has caused tremendous suffering among the local population, and highlighted the need to for novel, effective and accessible treatment options.

As a first, yet crucial, step, a high-level meeting of decision makers was held in Dakar (Senegal) on 19 and 20 January 2015, to express a strong commitment to the fight against Ebola and other emerging infections, across all borders and with one strong voice. Read More AFRICAN VOICES __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

World Health Organization Meeting In Geneva May 2015

GET Consortium's Lead PI, Prof Akin Abayomi and Sierra Leone Country Lead, Prof Sahr Gevao are currently at the WHO meeting in Geneva. Read the opening remarks at the WHO Ebola research and development forum __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

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