Countries like Liberia need long-term investment to build up our health systems to prevent [Ebola] outbreaks of this scale from ever happening again. We owe it to the thousands of citizens and health workers who have so far lost their lives to be prepared.
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of the Republic of Liberia
This is the beginning of the liberation of women in Kenya. It has started now and it will not stop. It must be respected. We should not be humiliated. My dress is my choice.
Diana Rose Okello, a key protester in the #MyDressMyChoice protests, held to challenge an attack on a woman wearing a miniskirt who was stripped naked in downtown Nairobi
[Ebola] underscores how important it is to continue to push forward until we stamp out this disease entirely in that region. Until we do, there are threats of additional outbreaks, and given the nature of international travel, everybody has some measure of risk.”
Barack Obama, President of tthe United States of America UN Photo/Ky Chung