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Measles: Preventing a Predictable Consequence of the Ebola Outbreak in West Africa

Once the EVD outbreak is on the retreat, every effort should be made by partners and the affected countries to reinstitute routine health services, including immunization.

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A Wake-Up Call: Lessons from Ebola for the World’s Health Systems

The reasons for Ebola spreading are complex but a new report launched by Save the Children – A Wake-Up Call - focuses on the way that the inadequate health services in the countries ensured that Ebola could not be quickly contained, reversed or mitigated.

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Ebola’s Impact on Life and Health Systems in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leonean Mohamed Jallow talks with VITAL about day-to-day life in his home country as it reels from the Ebola crisis.

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Training Girls to be Agents of Change in Sierra Leone

Womankind Worldwide has teamed up with Catapult to raise funds for girls working to end discrimination in Sierra Leone.

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How a Menstruation-themed Social Media Campaign Spurred a Movement for a Global Awareness Day. Period.

Menstruation is a normal human process. Nevertheless, it is still treated as a taboo in countless cultures and societies across the globe. WASH United brings this neglected issue into the spotlight.

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