Building strong health systems must be a priority

Ebola has good reason to be considered a global health crisis, but it points to a larger weakness of health systems in developing countries and their lack of preparedness for outbreaks like Ebola, and others.

In many African countries, health worker shortages and scarce funding for building and maintaining health care facilities are constant challenges facing hospitals and clinics. An additional challenge is the lack of good health information systems to help health workers prepare to handle health threats such as Ebola.

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