Ebola News


May

13

2015
Animated Film for Health Worker Use in Guinea to Support Ebola Contact-Tracing

Animated Film for Health Worker Use in Guinea to Support Ebola Contact-Tracing

Medical Aid Films just released a short new animated film on Ebola in collaboration with the Earth Institute at Columbia University. The film is targeted to help educate communities in Guinea about "contact tracing," vital work being done by health workers to find everyone who has been in direct contact with a sick Ebola patient in order to help stop spread of the disease.


Oct

13

2014
Ebola SMS Course for Health Workers

Ebola SMS Course for Health Workers

This open copyright course consists of 23 SMS texts for health workers to provide them with basic information on Ebola prevention, diagnosis, care, and communication.  It is meant to be adapted to local language and Ebola guidelines. Ebola SMS Course for Health Workers


Oct

06

2014
CDC – Detailed Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Checklist for Ebola Preparedness

CDC – Detailed Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Checklist for Ebola Preparedness

This checklist is intended to enhance collective preparedness and response by highlighting key areas for EMS personnel to review in preparation for encountering and providing medical care to a person with Ebola. The checklist provides practical and specific suggestions to ensure the agency is able to help its personnel detect possible Ebola cases, protect those personnel, and respond appropriately. Detailed Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Checklist...

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Oct

06

2014
CDC – Detailed Hospital Checklist for Ebola Preparedness

CDC – Detailed Hospital Checklist for Ebola Preparedness

In order to enhance our collective preparedness and response efforts, this checklist highlights key areas for hospital staff – especially hospital emergency management officers, infection control practitioners, and clinical practitioners – to review in preparation for a person with Ebola arriving at a hospital for medical care. The checklist provides practical and specific suggestions to ensure your hospital is able to detect possible Ebola cases, protect...

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Oct

06

2014
CDC – Health Care Provider Preparedness Checklist for Ebola Virus Disease

CDC – Health Care Provider Preparedness Checklist for Ebola Virus Disease

This checklist highlights some key areas health care providers to review in preparation that a person with EVD arrives for medical care. The checklist format is not intended to set forth mandatory requirements or establish national standards. In this checklist healthcare personnel (HCP) refers all persons, paid and unpaid, working in healthcare settings who have the potential for exposure to patients and/or to infectious materials,...

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