EBOLA – Lessons learned from the last outbreak (WP1496) Nov 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.
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
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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.
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 theat the WHO Ebola research and development forum