Ebola is deadly.  But, Ebola can be stopped.

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What is Ebola?

Read President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s official statement on the Ebola outbreak

Updated WHO Situation Reports

How doctors can stop Ebola (NPR)

Beating the odds, and joining the fight (The Telegraph)

Media Coverage of Last Mile Health's Ebola Response

 

Open Society Foundations blog post announcing the $4 million grant to support Last Mile Health and Partners In Health’s Ebola response coalition (September 17, 2014).

Government of Liberia Executive Mansion press release announcing the visit of Dr. Paul Farmer of Partners In Health and Dr. Raj Panjabi of Last Mile Health to the country to discuss the Ebola virus (September 16, 2014).

Al Jazeera America article quoting Last Mile Health’s Associate Medical Director Andy Sechler, on the need for strengthened health systems to respond to and prevent epidemics like Ebola (September 16, 2014).

Boston Herald article detailing the trip led by Last Mile Health CEO Raj Panjabi with PIH leadership team, including Dr. Paul Farmer, to Liberia as part of the Ebola response coalition (September 16, 2014).

Forbes article by Last Mile Health advisory council member Randall Lane announcing the $4 million grant from the Open Society Foundation to support the Ebola response coalition with Last Mile Health (September 16, 2014).

90.9 WBUR, Boston’s NPR News Station, interview with Raj Panjabi on the trip to Liberia with Last Mile Health and Partners In Health leadership teams, including Dr. Paul Farmer (September 15, 2014).

Partners In Health blog post announcing the launch of a major response to Ebola with Last Mile Health and Wellbody Alliance in Liberia and Sierra Leone (September 11, 2014).

NPR’s All Things Considered interview with Joia Mukherjee, Chief Medical Officer of Partners In Health and Last Mile Health board member, on the importance of mobilizing resources to strengthen health systems and fight Ebola in West Africa (September 7, 2014).

NPR’s Goats and Soda blog interview with Lorenzo Dorr, Last Mile Health Central Rivercess Director, on how the organization is preventing the spread of Ebola in southeastern Liberia (September 3, 2014).

Huffington Post op-ed by Raj Panjabi, Josh Albert and Tracy Slagle profiling three leaders in Liberia’s fight against Ebola (August 28, 2014).

Nature article cites Last Mile Health’s model as an example of the effectiveness of training health workers in basic public-health measures to quell epidemics like Ebola (August 28, 2014).

The Guardian Poverty Matters blog post by Robtel Pailey, a member of Last Mile Health’s Liberia Board of Directors, arguing for increased investment in healthcare and expansion of health coverage to rural areas in Liberia (August 22, 2014).

Democracy Now! interview with Paul Farmer, Last Mile Health Advisor, about the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and how it represents a reflection of long-standing and growing inequality (August 22, 2014).

Direct Relief press release on shipment of life-saving supplies to Last Mile Health to support Ebola response efforts (August 20, 2014).

Project Syndicate op-ed by Prabhjot Singh, Last Mile Health advisor and Chair of the One Million Community Health Worker Campaign, on the potential for community health workers to stop the spread and prevent the recurrence of epidemics like Ebola (August 18, 2014).

Direct Relief press release on 22 companies that donated medical resources to fight Ebola in Sierra Leone and Liberia, which supported the response efforts of Last Mile Health (August 14, 2014). 

Interview on PRI’s The World with Paul Farmer, Last Mile Health Advisor, highlighting the need for increased investment in health systems and community health workers to prevent epidemics like Ebola (August 14, 2014).

ONE Campaign post highlighting Last Mile Health as one of ten organizations to support now to fight the spread of Ebola (August 7, 2014).

Scientific American article by Assistant Minister of Health Tolbert Nyenswah of the Liberian Ministry of Health and Social Welfare on the need for international support and the Liberian public’s trust to stop the Ebola outbreak (August 6, 2014). 

90.9 WBUR, Boston’s NPR News Station, Interview with Raj Panjabi and FACE Africa founder Saran Kaba Jones on fighting the Liberian Ebola outbreak from Boston (August 5, 2014).

A National Geographic piece quoting CEO Raj Panjabi and Medical Director Dr. John Ly, on the need for more investment in and training of health workers to combat the Ebola epidemic (July 29, 2014).