WHO Leader Says End Of Ebola Outbreak Is Near, But Hard Work Remains

April 18, 2015 9:34 PM

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The leaders of the three West African nations hardest hit by the Ebola outbreak unveiled a multibillion-dollar recovery plan this week in Washington. Much of the international funding they're seeking would go to rebuilding their decimated healthcare systems. The new head of the World Health Organization's Africa office says there's a lot of work to be done in Ebola-affected countries just to put basic health services back in place. NPR's Jason Beaubien spoke with her earlier this week.

JASON BEAUBIEN, BYLINE: I started out questioning Dr. Matshidiso Moeti about the post-Ebola recovery in West Africa, and she quickly stressed that this outbreak is not yet over.

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