© UNICEF As we close the chapter on 2014, which is likely to be remembered in history as the “year of Ebola,” it is worth drawing some initial lessons for the future. 

Patricio V. Marquez |

  Children in the town of Gueckedou, Guinea, an area hard hit by the Ebola outbreak. Photo credits: ©afreecom/Idrissa Soumaré  EU/ECHO ​In a part of Sub-Saharan Africa where life is far from easy…

Claudia Costin |

Last week, Mali announced a national strategic plan to scale up Community Health Workers in every region of the country. This initiative has the potential to save tens of thousands of lives,…

Quentin Wodon |

This week’s links include a $450M announcement from @IFC_org forEbola relief. Each Friday, we share a selection of global health Tweets,infographics, blog posts, videos and more. Follow us @…

Aisha Faquir |

This week’s links include continuing global coverage of the Ebola crisis response. Each Friday, we share a selection of global health Tweets, infographics, blog posts, videos and more. Follow us @…

Aisha Faquir |

Today, the World Bank Group and the governments of Canada, Norway, and the United States announced that they will jumpstart the creation of an innovative Global Financing Facility to mobilize…

Tim Evans |

This week, we share good news on new child mortality data, in addition to continuing global coverage of the Ebola crisis. Each Friday, we share a selection of global health Tweets, infographics,…

Aisha Faquir |

​The Ebola outbreak in West Africa started with just one case. More than nine months later, it’s now outrunning the ability of fragile countries and relief organizations in the three most-affected…

Jim Yong Kim |

Ebola: Economic Impact Already Serious; Could Be “Catastrophic” A new World Bank Group analysis finds that if the Ebola epidemic continues to surge in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, its…

Julia Ross |

In this week’s links, we continue rounding up information on #Ebola and World Water Week content. Each Friday, we share a selection of global health Tweets, infographics, blog posts, videos and…

Aisha Faquir |