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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