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Countries of the Americas say Ebola is an opportunity to improve coordination and preparedness for all disease outbreaks

 The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is an opportunity to strengthen outbreak alert and response within countries and to improve international coordination and preparedness for future outbreaks, said a group of countries from the Americas yesterday at a special briefing on Ebola during the 136th Session of the Executive Board of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland.

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