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I’m an expert in healthcare in developing countries and conflict zones, AMA

As part of the Nossal Annual Forum Barbara McPake is taking part in a Reddit “IAmA”. This is an online forum where users post “AMAs” (for “Ask Me Anything”) and others can ask questions on a particular topic. 150 more words

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NEW! Brief on post-conflict reform in Sierra Leone

One of the challenges when a conflict is over is the balance between emergency aid to save lives and a longer-term approach based on rebuilding the health system. 248 more words

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Strengthening the Health System of Ketu South and Keta Municipalities

Farouk Adam Iddrisu, MSc-Health, Population, and Society, Eun WooNam, & SaritaDhakal

Introduction

Maternal and Infant Mortality rates are some of the most important indicators of development. 2,949 more words

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American nurses lack the most important protection from Ebola—training

Ebola is a particularly tough virus on health workers, who account for 8% of the victims in West Africa. In the US, and specifically in Texas, the ratio is technically lot worse: After the second nurse in Dallas has been diagnosed with Ebola, 66% of the cases there (two out of the three) have been health workers. 290 more words

The socio-economic impacts of Ebola in Sierra Leone

In the second of a series of two posts Dr Haja Wurie (ReBUILD Consortium and College of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences, Sierra Leone) discusses the socio-economic impacts of Ebola and provides some recommendations on ways forward. 1,159 more words

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The health systems impacts of Ebola in Sierra Leone

In the first of a series of two posts Haja Wurie (ReBUILD Consortium and College of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences, Sierra Leone) explains how Ebola has affected the already overstretched, post-conflict health system in Sierra Leone. 773 more words

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Some notes from the business meeting of the Thematic Working Group on Health Systems in Fragile and Conflict Affected States

The business meeting of the Thematic Working Group on Health Systems in Fragile and Conflict Affected States was held on the 2nd October at the Cape Town conference. 568 more words

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