From Resistance to Assistance: Mobilizing Liberia’s Chiefs Against Ebola

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Faced with mounting obstacles in the battle against Ebola, Liberian ministries and international health agencies asked The Carter Center to help them communicate to the nation’s rural population accurate and culturally sensitive information about the virus. Building on years of engagement in Liberia, the Center was able to leverage well-developed networks of customary and civil society leaders to disseminate life-saving information and allow health teams greater access to rural communities.

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Founded in 1982 by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and former First Lady Rosalynn Carter in partnership with Emory University, The Carter Center is committed to advancing human rights and alleviating unnecessary human suffering. The Center wages peace, fights disease, and builds hope worldwide.


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