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High-level United Nations delegation to update on Ebola outbreak
May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT
Press conference September 3, 2014 at 10:3AM EDT (Washington DC time)
HIGH-LEVEL UNITED NATIONS DELEGATION TO UPDATE ON EBOLA OUTBREAK
The UN’s senior leadership on Ebola will give the latest update on the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, and Sierra Leone, and take questions from media about the newly committed UN surge and Roadmap for the global response.
Dr Margaret Chan, Director-General, World Health Organization
Dr David Nabarro, Senior UN System Coordinator for Ebola Disease
Dr Keiji Fukuda, Assistant Director-General for Health Security, World Health Organization
United Nations Foundation
1750 Pennsylvania Ave, 12th Floor
Washington, DC 20006
Please use the following numbers to join by phone:
Toll-free US: 1-800-247-5110
Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 10h30 EDT (Washington DC time)/16h30 CET (Geneva time)/14h30 GMT
Dr Nabarro and Dr Fukuda just returned from a needs assessment in the affected countries, in order to shape the new surge response plan that the UN has committed to in the region. Dr Chan recently visited the region and led the development of the WHO Roadmap for global response.
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