How might we rapidly emplower and equip the care community to fight Ebola?
The Ebola crisis in West Africa has reached critical levels. As the virus sweeps through communities, President Obama has pledged a national initiative to fight Ebola. In support of these efforts, we are joining USAID’s Fighting Ebola: Grand Challenge for Development, with the launch of our Fighting Ebola Challenge, sponsored by USAID and other U.S. agencies. Join us as we develop fresh solutions to improve the health care workers’ ability to save lives, ensure family members can safely care for their loved ones and support communities in tackling this epidemic.
Because of the urgency of the situation and the need to get solutions into the field quickly, we’re excited to approach this challenge with a twist – today, both the Research phase and the Ideas phase are launching simultaneously. We can’t wait to see how this active feedback loop inspires our community in its innovative thinking!