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Humanitarian Action Study Group - Panel Presentation: Ebola in West Africa


The Humanitarian Action Study Group are pleased to invite all interested participants to a panel presentation on the recent outbreak of Ebola in West Africa, to be held at the Irish Aid Volunteering Centre, O'Connell Street, from 6pm - 8pm on Thursday, May 22nd. Presentations will include:

Introduction and Overview of West Africa - Dr. Rob Kevlihan, Executive Director, Kimmage Development Studies Centre

Ebola: Understanding its causes, transmission and consequences - Prof. Sam McConkey, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

Operational Response to Ebola: MSF's Experience - Jane Anne McKenna, MSF Ireland

Dr. Walt Kilroy, Dublin City University (Chair / Discussant)

Other contributing presenters to be confirmed. For more details, contact Rob Kevlihan at

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