World Bank and international donors must find $1.7 billion to improve dangerously inadequate health systems in Ebola countries| glObserver Global Economics


The World Bank and international donors must find $1.7 billion to improve dangerously inadequate health systems in Ebola-affected nations and help prevent such a deadly epidemic ever happening again said Oxfam today on the eve of Ebola talks at the Bank’s annual spring meetings in Washington DC.

Source: globserver.cn

The money is the minimum needed to make health care freely available to all in Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea and neighbouring Guinea-Bissau and would go towards paying for well-equipped facilities, sufficient trained staff and medical supplies and robust health data systems that build upon the stronger community networks presently in place. Guinea-Bissau has not from presently on had any Ebola cases but is particularly at risk from porous borders and poor resources.

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