Entries by Kathryn Bertram | Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs | Program Officer

Grand Imam of Guinea Taking New Role as Ebola Messenger

A recent National Public Radio (NPR) story that aired on January 26 revealed how the Grand Imam of Guinea – a country still struggling with Ebola as rates begin to drop in Liberia and Sierra Leone – stepped up to the challenge of taking on a new role as Ebola messenger. Engaging faith leaders to […]

Communication Plays a Critical Role in Ebola Crisis

During a capacity building workshop in Freetown, Sierra Leone, this past June, the mood was understandably tense as Ebola continued to spread from the East. Tea-break conversations became heated about regional responses to it.