This special issue of the Pan African Medical Journal documents the successful application of lesson learnt from response to the Ebola virus disease outbreak in Liberia and identifies some best practices that could be applied to other disease prevention, control and elimination programmes with similar success. The papers, written by those who were actively engaged in response to epidemics in Liberia, cover critical topics in from preparedness and response to disease outbreaks, strengthening surveillance systems and integration as well as strengthening health workforce post Ebola virus disease outbreak. The comprehensive analysis of the success stories made in disease control and epidemic response in Liberia with clear discussion of accompanying challenges presented in this special edition is extremely useful and timely. The articles carefully chart the successes in turning tragedy to gains!
Guest editors: Ibrahima-Soce Fall (Regional Emergency Director, WHO Regional Office for Africa), Joseph C Okeibunor (Regional Social Scientist, WHO Regional Office for Africa), Alex Gasasira (WHO Representative, Liberia)
Contact: Okeibunor Joseph Chukwudi (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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