West Africa Agrees on Ebola Response


West African countries have agreed to improve coordination across the region and to also establish a fund pool to which member countries will contribute in an effort to help fight the deadly Ebola virus.



  • West Africa:  Misconceptions Fuel Ebola Outbreak

    United Nations Children's Fund, 11 July 2014

    As the Ebola-related death toll rises above 500 in West Africa, UNICEF and its partners are expanding their activities across the region to halt the spread of the disease by... read more »

  • West Africa:  Ebola Conference Agrees to Set Up Regional Fund

    Deutsche Welle, 3 July 2014

    An emergency meeting on Ebola held in Ghana has ended with a resolution to set up a fund to support research into the disease which has claimed more than 460 lives in Guinea,... read more »

The World Health Organization provides protective gear to a hospital in Conakry.

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