Tag: Ebola News


Sep

24

2014
Misinformation Can Be Key Driver of Deadly Ebola

Misinformation Can Be Key Driver of Deadly Ebola

Earlier this month Christopher Graves, CEO for Ogilvy Public Relations*, wrote that “managing Ebola will take powerful communication.” It’s a sensible and thoughtful blog about a horrible disease that is such a public health nightmare for the people of West Africa.


Sep

24

2014
Respond Quickly to Ebola with Community Mobilization

Respond Quickly to Ebola with Community Mobilization

At this stage of Ebola outbreak, health communication is important but it must include a heavy social mobilization component if we expect quick results. Looking at all three Ebola countries (Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone), we know the rapid spreading of the disease...


Sep

24

2014
Communication Plays a Critical Role in Ebola Crisis

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.



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