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Ebola Aid Workers

Giving That's Truly Worthy of Our Thanks: Combatting Ebola Overseas and Keeping Our Communities Safe

Dr. Karen DeSalvo | Posted 01.27.2015 | Impact
Dr. Karen DeSalvo

As families sit around their Thanksgiving tables today, there will be a few empty seats left behind by a group of courageous U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps officers who volunteered for duty in West Africa. Their mission is to offer help, healing, and hope to the people of the region and, in turn, protect our safety and security as well.

WHO: 5,000 Ebola Health Care Workers Needed In West Africa

AP | By RODNEY MUHUMUZA | Posted 12.28.2014 | World

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Authorities are having trouble figuring out how many more people are getting Ebola in Liberia and Sierra Leone and where the ...

To Fight Ebola, West Africa Needs More Health Care Workers -- Not Money

Reuters | Posted 12.24.2014 | Impact

* Doctors and nurses needed rather than money * Foreign countries reluctant to send trained staff * More than 240 health...

A Firsthand Account of Life at the Epicenter of the Ebola Outbreak in Monrovia, Liberia

Garrett Ingoglia | Posted 12.09.2014 | World
Garrett Ingoglia

When traveling to areas devastated by earthquakes and violent storms, the physical damage is often apparent even before you step off the plane.

Sierra Leone Finally Moves To Use Ebola Aid Sitting Untouched In Port For Nearly 2 Months

Associated Press | Posted 10.08.2014 | Impact

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — A shipping container filled with medical gear and mattresses to help in the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone has been he...

Ebola Aid Workers Shocked By WHO's 'Amateurism'

Reuters | Posted 12.06.2014 | Impact

* Calls for reform of U.N. health agency after mishandling Ebola * Hit by cuts, WHO rebuffed calls to play more active role ...

Eleanor Goldberg

Aid Worker Speaks Out On Why Ebola Keeps Spreading

HuffingtonPost.com | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 08.08.2014 | Impact

What would motivate an otherwise healthy 23-year-old American Ivy League graduate to put his life at risk to help Ebola victims? It’s pretty simp...