Prior to the outbreak there were signs of progress in the country’s public health operation, which are now under threat.
Free Webinars by TechChange on Training of Health workers for Ebola: Protection, Detection and Response
Free interactive webinars in October 2014 from TechChange, mPowering Frontline Health Workers and IntraHealth International.
This page provides an overview and links to the key resources available on Ebola Virus disease, EVD, for implementers, planners and those working on the response. It focuses on the response in Sierra Leone and also provides links to grassroots for a where you can be a part, take action and support the response.
Volunteers are urgently needed to assist in the DFID-led emergency response to Ebola in Sierra Leone.
Save the Children International recruiting clinical staff and health managers for Ebola response in Sierra Leone and Liberia
Save The Children Recruiting for Ebola Response in Sierra Leone and Liberia as part of the UK Government's response to the outbreak.
Rural women play a critical role in the rural economies of both developed and developing countries through their activities in agriculture and rural enterprises which contribute to local and global economies. But they are disadvantaged in accessing emergency obstetric and neonatal care, because of geography, local support, autonomy, culture, finance, and ergonomics. This contributes to higher maternal mortality rates.
The award-winning Fambula Initiative Network for Equality (FINE) is doing innovative work in Sierra Leone. They are working with men to turn around cultural norms that negatively impact women’s empowerment, including expanding their access to family planning and reproductive health services.