Guardian online publishes article on Tom’s three key reflections from his recent trip to Sierra Leone

The Guardian Global Development site, one of the world’s premier online sources for the International Development community, published a piece from Tom this weekend where he discussed on the three main things he learned on his unique trip across the country last month:

 

(1)    We know about Western aid and medical Ebola heroes, but the heroism of so many Sierra Leoneans at community level is inspiring – and under-reported. We should invest more in these people . . .

(2)    The medical and military effort is impressive - but the pure humanitarian aid response appears to have hardly begun . . .

(3)    The medical response is growing but not enough Sierra Leoneans know ‘enough’ about Ebola – especially in the most rural and poorest places.

To read the full article, click here.

ITV news earlier carried a blog from Tom’s trip, click here to read about his first day on the ground in full.  

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