Ebola in West Africa: Untold Stories | Olga Rostkowska | TEDxVytautasMagnusUniversity

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In her talk, Olga Rostkowska touches upon the many ways in which West Africans were affected by the Ebola virus. By doing so, she illuminates how the spread of the disease crippled the education, economy, wealth, and health in a region already struggling with a lack of adequate resources.

Olga is a medical doctor who graduated in June 2014 from the Medical University of Warsaw. In the years 2013/2014 she was elected the president of the European Medical Students’ Association (EMSA) – and is currently a member of the Supervisory Board of EMSA Europe. During her studies and as an early-graduate she had the occasion to work at the Standing Committee of European Doctors (CPME), European Public Health Alliance (EPHA) and pursued a Blue Book traineeship program of the European Commission at DG SANTE (Health Threats unit in Luxembourg). Since 2014, she has been involved as an Adviser at the educational platform www.MEDtube.net, collecting medical movies and making them available to junior healthcare professionals. She is employed as a medical translator at the GET.IT Language Solutions company in Poland and completed freelance translations of medical books.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx

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Tekla Gvantseladze says:

Olga! Nice Tedx talk!

Wojtek Dyda says:

congrats Olga!

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