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Ebola Outbreaks: The Viruses of Global Health Governance
The epidemic potential of diseases such as Ebola has revealed not only the weaknesses of national health systems, but also the gaps in the World Health Organization, fragmented and dominated by Western countries’ internal security priorities rather than by a comprehensive approach to public health management. Finally, conflict and political instability prevent the establishment of credible national public health surveillance networks and the ability to control global epidemic threats. Faced with these constraints, how can we create a fair and equal global health policy? Survivors offers an immersion experience at the heart of the Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone in 2014, revealing the complexity of a deeply political and social outbreak.
This event will be held in English.
Friday 15 March
Maison de la Paix
Co-presented with the Graduate Institute and Doctors Without Borders (MSF)
Joanne Liu International President of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)
Annie Sparrow Paediatric intensivist and Global Health specialist, Professor at the Icahn School of Medicine
Arthur Pratt Film Director
Ilona Kickbusch Director of the Global Health Centre, IHEID
This debat is preceded by the movie:
By Arthur Pratt, Anna Fitch, Banker White & Lansana (Barmmy Boy) Mansaray
A collective of filmmakers in Sierra Leone followed the everyday lives of a group of emergency workers during the Ebola crisis of 2014. Highlighting the contribution of African nationals in solving this crisis, this compelling film features courageous individuals against the backdrop of a country that is still far from stable after years of civil war.
- Section Competition - Grand reportage
- Arthur Pratt, Anna Fitch, Banker White & Lansana (Barmmy Boy) Mansaray
- Banker White
- Anna Fitch
- Arthur Pratt
- Lansana (Barmmy Boy) Mansaray
- Sara Dosa
- Samantha Grant
- First Hand Films
- Swiss Premiere