Ebola strategic Objectives

EBOLA SPECIAL

Security Council Meeting 18th September 2014:  Open Debate on the Ebola Outbreak in Africa - Briefing by David Nabarro, Senior UN System Coordinator for Ebola


Press Release: UN and Partners Present Central Contribution of the Response to Ebola in West Africa 

UN AND PARTNERS PRESENT CENTRAL CONTRIBUTION OF THE RESPONSE TO EBOLA IN WEST AFRICA 

(Geneva, 16 September 2014): The United Nations and its humanitarian partners today in Geneva launched a central contribution of the response to the outbreak of ebola in West Africa. Read the press release


Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak - Overview of Needs and Requirements  

16th September 2014 - The Overview describes what is needed now to respond to the Ebola outbreak and to mitigate the consequences of the outbreak on the social, economic, development and security aspects in affected countries and the region. Read Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak - Overview of Needs and Requirements 

UNSIC NewsPouch: Avian and Pandemic Influenza, 19 Aug 2014

Highlights

  • More H7N9 detected in bird market, farm samples in China
  • Fewer swine flu cases, but Maharashtra's mortality rate high
  • MERS-CoV present in African camels for more than 30 years; Saudi man died of MERS-CoV.
  • Procedures to Prevent New Avian Flu Strain A/H5N6
  • FDA approves first flu vaccine for jet-injector use
  • Antibacterial soap contains high triclosan levels
  • Antibacterial gel kills superbugs using natural proteins
     
  • FIN: Hemorrhagic fever case

UNSIC NewsPouch: SPECIAL - Ebola Virus, 19 Aug 2014

Highlights

  • Ebola has profound effects on wildlife population dynamics
  • Psychosocial support during an outbreak of Ebola virus disease
  • Ebola and Climate Change: How Are They Connected?
  • Ebola outbreak threatens HIV/AIDS prevention
     

UNSIC NewsPouch: Avian and Pandemic Influenza, 18 Aug 2014

Highlights

  • Business case for "One Health"
  • 'Unusual' flu spike in Kimberly (AUS)
  • Bird flu outbreak in Indonesia
  • CDC reports lapses in H5N1 protocol
  • Swine flu in New Zealand
  • MERS-CoV cases declining
  • Antibody research hints at new influenza drugs
  • Search for new antibiotics
     
  • AZE: Brucellosis
  • PAK: Crimean Congo hemorrhagic fever
  • PAN: Hantavirus
  • RUS: African swine fever
  • USA: Rabies