MSF Evening on Ebola (September 24, 2019)

The evening was focused on the current outbreak and its constantly challenging context. The debate was moderated by Peter Moberger, MSF Sweden's Board Member, and included important contributions by:

  • Axelle RonsseOCB Emergency Unit
  • Helena NordenstedtMedical Doctor in two Ebola Projects
  • Jon Gunnarsson RuthmanProject Medical Referent in DRC – Ebola project

The discussion started with a general update on MSF Ebola operations and on the challenges faced operating in a conflict environment and among lack of confidence from the population. It continued with a focus on the vaccine and the new drugs that are increasing survival rates for recently infected people, before ending with lessons learned and a Q&A.

Below you can find a recording of the streaming of the event.

By: Rebecca Cederholm