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© Meredeth Turshen (2010)


CAS would like to share the following communications and readings on the Ebola crisis. Many thanks to all of the contributors!

 

CAS COMMUNITY MEMBERS
Allen Howard
CAS faculty member; History Professor Emeritus
The Regional Nature of the Ebola Crisis and CAS
 
Meredeth Turshen
CAS faculty member; Professor, Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy
The Ebola Crisis, A Message to the CAS Community
 
Daniel Henry Smith
Liberian Rutgers alum, Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy
Ebolaphobia: A Tragedy of Culture, Poverty and Speculations
 
Gorgui Dieng
Professor of English, Cheikh Anta Diop University, Dakar, Senegal
Ebola in Senegal: Senegalese Doctors Bash the Single “Imported” Case!
 
APPEALS
The CAS Appeal to President Obama and Congress to increase, broaden, and quicken the response to the Ebola epidemic was published in the New York Times on October 6, 2014. The appeal was co-written by CAS members Meredeth Turshen and Tefera Gezmu (Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy) and Al Howard (History).
 
Appeal to the European Union for Immediate Action on Ebola
This appeal was initiated by Dr. Mirjam van Resien of Tilburg University and EEPA, and forwarded to CAS by Kassahun Chekole, Publisher, Africa World Press, Inc. and Red Sea Press, Inc., and his daughter Senait.
 
Renewed Rutgers Call to Action, September 5, 2014
The announcement includes how to make financial donations, which medical supplies are most urgently needed, and where to ship the supplies.
 
NGO's
Friends of Liberia
Friends of Liberia is a non-governmental, non-profit organization that seeks to positively affect Liberia by supporting education, social, economic and humanitarian programs and through advocacy efforts.
 
Mano River Women's Peace Network
These documents were forwarded to CAS from Josephine Beoku-Betts, please circulate them to your networks:
- Open letter sent by MARWOPNET to the UNSCR meeting on Ebola 9-18-2014
- Copy of the UNSCR report on the 9-18-2014 meeting
 
Wellbody Alliance is an NGO run by Princeton alums working in Kono, Sierra Leone. They have partnered with Last Mile Health in Liberia and Partner's in Health (PIH), the NGO co-founded by Paul Farmer, to provide emergency care to those with Ebola in rural areas in both Sierra Leone and Liberia. This information was provided by Helen Elizabeth Olsen, Geography Ph.D. candidate.
 
NEWS OUTLETS
AfricaFocus Bulletin
Africa/Global: Ebola Perspectives AfricaFocus Bulletin October 7, 2014
 
Global Health Science and Practice
Courage is not the absence of fear: responding to the Ebola outbreak in Liberia
 
Cuba and the Ebola Crisis
Cuba and the Ebola Crisis by John Smith, and url's to articles on Cuba's and the world's response to the Ebola crisis
 
Pambazuka News
Ebola, the African Union and Bioeconomic Warfare by Horace G. Campbell
 

http://www.pambazuka.net/en/category/comment/92850#.VA8aTi_4LSQ.email

 
http://www.pambazuka.net/en/category/comment/92846#.VA8apqz-n6E.email
 
New York Times
http://mobile.nytimes.com/2014/08/29/world/africa/in-liberias-capital-an-ebola-outbreak-like-no-other.html
 
The Guardian
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/mar/26/cbs-africa-howard-french
 
World Health Organization
http://www.who.int/features/2014/cuban-ebola-team/en/
 
RUTGERS VIDEOS
CAS Ebola Teach-in October 23, 2014
| flyer | video | Daily Targum |
 
Ebola Forum November 11, 2014
| flyer | consolidated video | video to individual talks |

 

 


 


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