This health lesson on the transmission and prevention of Ebola from the context of West African thought utilizes story and participatory methods to help people embrace the concepts presented. It is designed to be used in a small group setting with participation from the learners, and accompanies the Ending Ebola picture booklet. This lesson is available in English and French. All resources can be viewed and downloaded here.
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.
Guidance developed to address questions from programmers working in the Ebola response. Developed in an informal collaboration by UNICEF, WHO, CDC, ENN, MOH Liberia, NGOs and independent experts in response to a question posted on the technical forum en-net (www.en-net.org). It is being treated as a live document and will be updated informed by further evidence and experience.
1. Examine the public’s knowledge, attitudes, and practices related to Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Sierra Leone
2. Identify bottlenecks to preventing the spread of EVD
3. Use the study to inform evidence-based strategies in preventing the transmission of EVD and caring for those already infected and affected by the epidemic
This KAP study on public knowledge, attitudes, and practices related to EVD prevention and medical care in Sierra Leone was conducted August 20th-25th. Administered a household survey to a random
sample of 1413 people West Area Rural and Urban, Kenema, Kailahun, Kambia, Port Loko, Koinadugu, Moyama and Bo
This poster from Sierra Leone describes signs and symptoms of Ebola while also promoting a hotline number.
This poster’s audience is the general community in Sierra Leone. It shows signs and symptoms of Ebola and clearly calls people with symptoms to go to a health facility. It has a clear call to action, includes a phone number to call for help, and good use of graphics that makes it appropriate for low-literacy populations.