Doctors of the World-USA's Response to The Ebola Crisis

Operational Summary: 

Doctors of the World is working on the ground in Liberia and Sierra Leone to prevent Ebola transmission and protect local communities. It's also readying teams in Guinea in over 120 health centers respond should the outbreak spread further.

In Liberia, Doctors of the World is working to keep five local health centers running despite the epidemic's deadly impact, and to enable people with non-epidemic related illnesses to get access to life-saving care. We are also working with local communities to protect their members and prevent transmission.

In Sierra Leone, Doctors of the World is working in remote rural areas to protect local communities, trace contacts, drill first responders, and help create much-needed isolation facilities. We are well-positioned to respond given our deep community ties built over 14 years of on the ground work.

Doctors of the World specializes in delivering personal, high quality medical care and community development activities in more than 70 countries worldwide.

Response Type: 
Medical Assistance and Counseling
Education