The link between the West African Ebola outbreak and health systems in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone: a systematic review
OPEN Globalization and health | 5 Jan 2017
H Shoman, E Karafillakis and S Rawaf
An Ebola outbreak started in December 2013 in Guinea and spread to Liberia and Sierra Leone in 2014. The health systems in place in the three countries lacked the infrastructure and the preparation to respond to the outbreak quickly and the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared a public health emergency of international concern on August 8 2014.
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