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Virtual press briefings: Ebola outbreak

Video, audio and transcripts from the briefings


24 October 2014 virtual press briefing on access to and financing of Ebola vaccines

Speaker: Dr Marie Paule Kieny, WHO Assistant Director- General for Health Systems and Innovation.


23 October 2014 virtual press briefing on the 3rd meeting of the IHR Emergency Committee on Ebola

Speakers: Dr Keiji Fukuda, WHO Assistant Director-General for Health Security and Dr Isabelle Nuttall, Director of Global Capacities, Alert and Response.


14 October 2014 virtual press briefing on Ebola response

Speakers: Dr Bruce Aylward, WHO Assistant Director-General, Polio and Emergencies


12 September 2014 virtual press briefing on support to Ebola affected countries and the Cuban Government commitment to help control the outbreak in west Africa

Speakers: Dr Margaret Chan, WHO Director- General and Dr Roberto Morales Ojeda, Minister of Public Health, Cuba.


5 September 2014 virtual press briefing following the Consultation on potential Ebola therapies and vaccines

Speaker: Dr Marie Paule Kieny, Assistant Director- General for Health Systems and Innovation, WHO.


25 August 2014 press briefing in Freetown, Sierra Leone on the Ebola response by:

Dr David Nabarro, Senior United Nations System Coordinator for Ebola; Dr Keiji Fukuda, WHO Assistant Director-General, Health Security; David McLachlan-Karr, UN Resident Coordinator, Sierra Leone; Dr David Kertesz, WHO Representative, Sierra Leone; and Christy Feig, Director of Communications, WHO.


12 August 2014 press briefing on ethical considerations on use of unregistered treatment for Ebola virus disease by Marie-Paule Kieny, Assistant Director-General, Health Systems and Innovation


8 August 2014 press briefing on Ebola outbreak in west Africa by Dr Margaret Chan, Director-General, and Dr Keiji Fukuda, Assistant Director-General for Health Security, WHO


8 April 2014 press briefing by Dr Keiji Fukuda, Assistant Director-General, Health Security, and Dr Stéphane Hugonnet, Medical Officer, WHO

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