Garrett Ingoglia, AmeriCares VP of Emergency Response, gives a first hand account of life inside the epicenter of the Ebola outbreak in Monrovia, Liberia.
The death of heroic health workers adds greater urgency to the crisis in health worker safety confronting the developing world.
“Throughout the response, we have drawn on our established network of strong local partners.”
“To assess needs, personal contact is critically important.”
“Everyone was laughing, smiling and cheering their neighbors on.”
“Today, the health situation in Haiti is visibly enhanced.”
The clinic now had the antibiotics that Estelita needed! Grateful and smiling, Estelita beams for the camera.
Last year my home was damaged by water; this year I jumped into a pool of water in the heart of NYC to help people in need.
Yesterday morning, Diana Nyad embarked on a 48-hour swim, reflecting the emotional and mental strength it takes to overcome and restore a sense of normalcy to lives disrupted by Hurricane Sandy nearly one year ago. Now in her second day, [...]
“Our response should match the scale of the disaster — not the level of attention paid by the media.”
“For survivors, access to quality medicines and health care can change a life.”