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Capacity Building Experience in Guinea Following the 2014 Ebola Outbreak

Georgetown’s Center for Global Health Science and Security and the Global Health Initiative

cordially invite you to

 

Capacity-Building Experiences in Guinea Following the 2014 Ebola Outbreak


featuring
 

Dr. Alpha Barry, Erin Sorrell and Aurelia Attal-Juncqua

Members and collaborators of the Georgetown Center for Global Health Science and Security

 

Friday, September 14, 2018

7:30 a.m.

Registration and Coffee

8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

Seminar with Q&A

 

Georgetown University

Maguire Hall, Conference Room 304

 

Please RSVP Here

 

In late 2013, an Ebola outbreak began in rural Guinea before quickly spreading to the neighboring countries of Sierra Leone and Liberia. By the time the epidemic ended in 2016, some two and a half years after the initial case, there had been over 28,600 cases and 11,325 deaths across seven countries.

 

Improving public health infrastructure and surveillance systems quickly emerged as priorities following the epidemic to prevent similar outbreaks in the future. In the first global health security seminar of the 2018 academic calendar, Alpha Barry, Erin Sorrell, and Aurelia Attal-Juncqua – members and collaborators of the Georgetown Center for Global Health Science and Security – will present on their experiences working as implementers for the U.S. CDC on a large public health capacity-building project in Guinea following the 2014 Ebola epidemic.

 

Please direct any questions related to the event to globalhealth@georgetown.edu.

Earlier Event: September 12
93 Days Screening & Panel
Later Event: September 18
73rd Session of the UNGA