The best way to prevent another Ebola nightmare from happening in Sierra Leone is simple and low-tech: Build trust.
Amy Maxmen was interviewed on MambaTV about donor spending on Ebola, in a special that also includes a reggae song about the Ebola money.
In trying to figure out where money was spent in the Ebola crisis, I learned just how fragmented and messy global health finance is.
During the Ebola outbreak, but also before, foreign assistance largely dodged national health systems—including the workforce that comprised them. The WHO's Jim Campbell explains.
Billions of taxpayer dollars go to aid in a crisis, but neither a reporter on Ebola nor an economist looking at Haiti could figure out where the money went.
Did NGOs profit from the Ebola epidemic while frontline nurses and other healthworkers went unpaid?
Can a small NGO overcome a centuries-long culture gap to bring pregnant mothers, and the traditional healers those mothers trust, into a health clinic?
The world looked down on Sierra Leone's Ebola victims for fleeing medical treatment. But the reasons they fled were not only understandable—they're everywhere, including in the United States.
Matt Hongoltz-Hetling looks at the protective gear that maternal health care workers wear in Sierra Leone.
Trying to convey the humanity of the Freetown residents who use their heads to transport goods safely through the chaotic streets.
"What have we done?" ask doctors forced to decide how to care for possible Ebola patients.
Although one of this country's poorest districts has been Ebola-free for six weeks, the deadly virus continues to mask or hamper other health issues for pregnant women and newborns here.