Ebola Private Sector Mobilization Group (EPSMPG) KRL International
The Ebola Private Sector Mobilization Group (EPSMG) is a collection of over 80 companies, across all sectors of the economy, who are involved in advocacy, education and direct support to the global effort to respond to the Ebola Virus Disease. Most importantly, since the end of August, the EPSMG has set up operational teams in the affected countries coordinating with the front- line health and humanitarian response. Collectively the EPSMG members are building ETUs, leveling roads, making available logistics and infrastructure to donors and host governments, providing paid personnel to the sensitization campaigns, donating supplies including diesel fuel, chlorine, mattresses, vehicles, ambulances and communications equipment. They are also supporting financial appeals from the WHO, the World Bank, the UN and a number of first responders in the theatre of operations. To learn more, click here.
Ebola Response Initiative Jhpiego
With the Ebola crisis in West Africa intensifying, Jhpiego
, an international, nonprofit health organization, has been ramping up efforts to provide critical, lifesaving infection prevention and control (IPC) assistance to the governments of Liberia, Guinea and Nigeria, including updating the skills of health workers who deliver care to women and families in these countries. Learn more
Project HOPE's Response to the Ebola Outbreak in Sierra Leone Project HOPE
Responding to a request from the government of Sierra Leone, on October 3rd, Project HOPE sent six infectious disease and disaster response and recovery experts to the country to assess how to help combat the deadly outbreak of the Ebola virus. Project HOPE was also approached by the Ambassador of Sierra Leone to the United States, H.E. Bockari Stevens, to provide donations of items critically needed to contain the outbreak. Learn more