Doctors Without Borders to Host Ebola Update Webcast

The free webcast, which is scheduled for Nov. 13 at 8 p.m. EST, will consist of a panel of experts from Doctors Without Borders.
Doctors Without Borders Ebola Update
Doctors Without Borders to Host Ebola Update Webcast

As medical professionals try to get a grip on the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, Doctors Without Borders, also known as Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), will host a webcast to update the general public on its progress.

The webcast is scheduled to take place on Nov. 13 at 8 p.m. EST, according to a press release.

Those who which to partake in the webcast can register for free on EventBrite.com.

     Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has been present in West Africa since the Ebola outbreak was declared in Guinea on March 22. As the outbreak spread, MSF expanded its emergency medical assistance to include Sierra Leone, Liberia, Nigeria, and Senegal. As of mid-September, nearly 2,240 MSF staff manage 500 beds spread between five Ebola management centers. 

A panel of MSF experts, including aid workers recently returned from assignments in West Africa, will discuss their experience and answer your questions.

MSF Press Officer Tim Shenk, who spent two weeks as the Lead Field Communications Officer in Liberia during the outbreak, will moderate the panel.

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