The World Health Organization today declared West Africa officially free of Ebola, marking an end to an outbreak that spanned nearly two years. Last week, award-winning photojournalist Kate Holt, on assignment with Jhpiego, sat down to talk with Stanley Amos Seyonkon, a 41-year-old nurse and Ebola survivor from Buchanan, Libe...
Today, the WHO has certified that Liberia and West Africa are officially free of Ebola transmission, marking the close of a two-year international effort. Today, indeed, is a moment to be celebrated. But also a time to reflect on the reasons why Ebola became a catastrophe, and how this can be avoided in future.
The goal was to uncover the hidden heroes that embody personal responsibility, civic-mindedness, and accountability. Liberians responded in droves: More than 1,400 people nominated a civil servant who they believed should be the nation’s "Integrity Idol."
On World Humanitarian Day, Thomas Debandt, a former ONE staff member now working at the World Food Programme, shares his views on the Ebola crisis in Liberia, and reflects on the strong links between humanitarian and development needs. Last year, around this date, I was coordinating a group of young volunteers for ONE. These ......
Our friends at Accountability Lab did an Instagram takeover on ONE's account from Liberia in December and we've collected the images and stories together. Here are some of the hidden heroes Blair has found in Liberia who are using innovative ways to beat the Ebola.
We are Africa United is a new global team of football stars and health organisations who are banding together to support those who are on the front line. In this video, football stars including ONE ambassador Yaya Touré, Patrick Viera and Patrice Muamba state: "I'm no hero" but the health workers fighting Ebola are.
The Ebola crisis needs a global response, there's no doubt about that. But that doesn't mean people in those countries are sitting around waiting for help to arrive. From the earliest days of the outbreak they have been coming up with innovative ways to help their communities cope. Not enough of these stories are being heard
My mom is terrified of the Ebola virus and is constantly on the edge. She's easily irritated, and it’s all just stressing her out. I'm really just tired and want this whole thing to be over. It's really set our country ten steps behind. I'm afraid but I can’t let fear get the best of me.