The organization did not declare the virus to be a global emergency until five months after outbreaks were reported.
Reluctance to declare an outbreak combined with a lack of expertise paved the way for Ebola to kill thousands, the nonprofit says.
The worst-hit country still saw hundreds of new Ebola cases last week.
Cuba wins praise for sending doctors to fight Ebola, but critics question Havana's motives
The latest UNMEER efforts are centered around halting Ebola's spread in Mali
Barbara Bush and Melinda Gates described the impact of the Ebola outbreak on women's health.
The surgeon, who is a legal permanent resident of the U.S., reportedly will be treated at Nebraska Medical Center.
Humanitarian organization Médecins Sans Frontières will host trials by European researchers of two drugs and blood plasma therapy at its treatment centers in countries most affected by the Ebola outbreak.
Morocco will neither host nor participate in Africa's biggest football competition due to fears of the spread of the Ebola virus from the continet's west
Health workers are crucial in stopping the spread of Ebola in West Africa. And with almost 300 dead from the outbreak so far, managing their care has become a priority.
Pockets of Sierra Leone aren't receiving crucial food aid, so many have no choice but to break quarantine.