Picture booklet designed for low literacy audiences in West Africa discussing the transmission and prevention of Ebola. Designed to be used in conjunction with the participatory health lesson. Available in English, French, and a “shell format” that can have captions translated into any local language. All resources viewable and downloadable from here.
From the CDC, questions and answers about the transmission of Ebola.
Questions and answers about estimating the future number of Ebola cases in Liberia and Sierra Leone.
Interim guidance regarding compliance with select agent regulations for laboratories handling patient specimens that are known or suspected to contain Ebola virus.
Interim information regarding collection, transport, testing and submission of specimen for patients with suspected infection of Ebola.
Fact sheet with interim information regarding collection, transport, testing and submission of specimen for patients with suspected infection of Ebola.
Recommendations for breastfeeding and infant feeding in the context of Ebola.
From the CDC, information about infection control for viral hemorrhagic fevers in Africa.
This is a guideline for training community volunteers to educate communities about the Ebola outbreak and to mobilize them to prevent and control the outbreak in their communities. The guidelines outline the key messages that community volunteers should be trained on to be able to effectively educate and mobilize communities about Ebola.
The objective of these guidelines is to train community volunteers to increase community and family knowledge on the transmission and behavior change to prevent Ebola. Included is basic information about Ebola, communication skills training for community volunteers, and explanations of the five stages of behavior change and the five stages of grief.
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