Tag: Global Health

WHO Taps UAB Graduate to Evaluate Global Ebola Response

The University of Alabama at Birmingham graduate who led successful Ebola containment efforts in Nigeria has now been tapped to serve as an international expert on the disease. Faisal Shuaib, M.D., Dr.P.H., head of the National Ebola Emergency Operations Center in Nigeria and a 2010 graduate of the UAB School of Public Health’s Dr.P.H. in International Health program, has been appointed to a six-person independent expert committee to evaluate the...

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Strategies for Fighting Ebola

Where do we stand in the fight against Ebola — and what should be done now? Columbia is convening leading experts — from the University and other institutions – to recommend and discuss specific strategies to: Arrest the transmission of the virus and accelerate the delivery of needed care. Marshal the financial resources – and the health care personnel – required to address the crisis. Mobilize and coordinate international, national,...

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