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The Security Sector's Role in Responding to Health Crises: Lessons from the 2014-2015 Ebola Epidemic...

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Jonathan Sandy, Albrecht Schnabel, Haja Sovula, Usha Trepp, Raphael Zumsteg

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This report is informed by the two-day roundtable-style workshop entitled "The Security Sector and Global Health Crises: Lessons from the 2014 Ebola Epidemic in West Africa" in Freetown, Sierra Leone. The workshop's main discussions, outcomes and recommendations are expected to facilitate better preparedness to mitigate future epidemics through collaborative and coordinated efforts between health and security sector communities, and directed at local, national and regional actors as well as the international donor community engaged in West Africa.