Ebola is devastating parts of West Africa. And every day we continue to wait – for funding to reach the ground, for nurses and doctors to be deployed, for the shattered medical services to be rebuilt – more people die. Tell our leaders it’s time to act. This won’t wait. African leaders need to do more to deliver on their promises to help the affected countries.
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Our petition says:
Dear World Leaders,
We’re counting on you to quickly make and deliver bold commitments and help end the Ebola epidemic now.
Delay is a disaster. For too many months, we waited for money and support to be promised. Don’t get us wrong. Some governments have stepped up and pledged funds, healthcare workers and supplies – and we need to encourage them to keep moving quickly and get those into the communities that need them.
But we’re still waiting for some countries to do anything.
In too many places, sick patients are waiting for treatment. Healthcare workers are waiting for supplies. And healthcare systems are completely shattered.
Sign our petition on http://one.org/ebola and tell leaders it’s time to stop the outbreak now AND build health systems that could stop crises like this from happening ever again.
Dr. Sipho S. Moyo, Africa Executive Director, ONE dot org