Community Response to Disease: A conversation with Dr. Lawrence Sao Babawo

In Episode 10 of our interview series, “African Voices,” host Alex de Waal speaks with Dr. Lawrence Sao Babawo on the challenges faced by Sierra Leone during the Ebola crisis and the lessons learned being applied to COVID-19 responses today.

Lawrence Sao Babawo is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Community Health Sciences in the Department of Nursing, Njala University. When the COVID-19 pandemic reached Sierra Leone, Lawrence was appointed a member of the Scientific, Technical and Advisory Group for Emergencies (STAGE) on COVID-19 by the President of Sierra Leone.

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