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21 Nov 2018 description

In a recent discussion of the Ebola outbreak in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Dr. Peter Salama, Deputy Director-General of Emergency Preparedness and Response for the World Health Organization (WHO), properly described the “perfect storm” of a potentially devastating epidemic in the midst of a major security crisis.

21 May 2018 description


In 2017, there were at least 701 attacks on hospitals, health workers, patients, and ambulances in 23 countries in conflict around the world. More than 101 health workers and 293 patients and others are reported to have died as a result of these attacks