Amanda McClelland

Amanda McClelland, RN, s the Senior Vice President of Prevent Epidemics and Resolve to Save Lives at Vital Strategies. She leads a team working to accelerate progress to make the world safer from epidemics. Her achievements include coordinating frontline Ebola response during the 2014 Ebola epidemic, for which she received the 2015  Florence Nightingale Medal for exceptional courage. Prior to joining Vital Strategies, Amanda served as the Global Emergency Health Advisor for the International Federation of Red Cross Red Crescent (IFRC).


A Call for Global Solidarity

If COVID-19 has taught anything, it's that we are one world—and a world where many places need money and technical help


All Focus Must Turn to Health Care Workers Now

To save ourselves we need to protect the people who risk everything and sacrifice their own safety to save everyone else


How to Save Lives in a COVID-19 Pandemic

Global preparedness is critical to saving lives and sparing health, societal, and economic impacts—now and in the future