A new Report from the World Health Organization was released this week on deliberate attacks on healthcare workers and community health workers during emergencies around the globe. How can we reduce attacks on health workers, prevent future attacks, increase safety and delivery of aid and healthcare, and better understand this problem? Those were some of the goals of the World Health Organization creating this report.
The deadly ebola virus has reappeared in West Africa with more than 60 outbreak hotspots. And it’s getting worse: UPDATED July 1,2014. According to Doctors Without Borders and other aid workers, “The scale of the current Ebola epidemic is unprecedented in terms of geographical distribution, people infected and deaths,” MSF said in a statement. The World […]