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Omaru Badara Sisay Director of the Situation Room, National Ebola Response Centre (NERC)

OB Sisay describes the function of the national response centre, analyses external interventions and considers what the country learned from the crisis.
ARI's Jamie Hitchen participated in a live Q&A for The Guardian on the economic recovery in Sierra Leone post-Ebola

The Guardian, 25 June 2015

ARI Policy Researcher, Jamie Hitchen, participated in a live Q&A for The Guardian on the economic recovery in Sierra Leone, post-Ebola.
Nurses listen intently during a panel discussion at the United Methodist Church's Mercy Hospital in Bo, Sierra Leone to help prepare health care workers for a possible outbreak of the Ebola virus.

Beyond Ebola: “a time for action” in Sierra Leone

Jamie Hitchen looks ahead to when Sierra Leone is declared Ebola free and asks how the country can build an adequate health care system that offers sufficient support and protection to patients and staff.

A Year With Ebola: The Grievous Experience of Health Care Workers in Sierra Leone

11 of Sierra Leone’s 123 medical doctors have perished fighting Ebola. Jamie Hitchen sheds light on the burden that has fallen on local health care staff and questions whether they have received enough support and recognition.

Ebola in Sierra Leone: The Cost of Living on the Margins

Inflated food prices without reciprocal wage increases, and possible job losses as a result of Ebola, are increasing the strain on many Sierra Leoneans. Jamie Hitchen investigates.