Ebola epidemic of 2014-15 in West Africa
Choose between one of the two following scenarios. For the scenario you choose, please answer the following questions:
- Could this disaster and its health effects have been prevented or significantly mitigated? If so, how?
- Describe the health services component of the disaster response. How was it coordinated? Why do you think that the coordination failures occurred? How could the coordination have been improved?
- In each scenario, insufficient resources were dedicated to the health aspect of the response. Why do you think this is, and how would you change it?
- What have we learned from this disaster that will help us perform better in the future?
Scenario 1: The Ebola epidemic of 2014-15 in West Africa.
Scenario 2: The 2010 Haitian earthquake.
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