Ebola SMS Course for Health Workers

intrahealthcourse 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

CDC – Safety Training for Healthcare Workers Responding to 2014 Ebola Outbreak

Information about an introductory training course for health care professionals intending to travel to West Africa to aid in the Ebola outbreak. Learn more.

CDC – Tools for Protecting Healthcare Personnel

 Protecting-HC-Personnel-1Guidelines for protecting healthcare personnel from the CDC.

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

ems-checklist-ebola-preparedness-(2)-1 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 for Ebola Preparedness

CDC – Detailed Hospital Checklist for Ebola Preparedness

hospital-checklist-ebola-preparedness-1 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 your employees, and respond appropriately.

Detailed Hospital Checklist for Ebola Preparedness

CDC – Health Care Provider Preparedness Checklist for Ebola Virus Disease

healthcare-provider-checklist-for-ebola-1 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, including blood and body fluids, contaminated medical supplies and equipment, and contaminated environmental surfaces. HCP include, but are not limited to, physicians, nurses, nursing assistants, therapists, technicians, students and trainees, laboratory personnel, contractual personnel, emergency medical services personnel, and persons not directly involved in patient care (e.g., house-keeping, laundry).

Health Care Provider Preparedness Checklist for Ebola Virus Disease

Crisis Emergency Risk Communication

Crisis and Emergency Risk Communication (CERC)

Emergency Plan of Action: Mali

Emergency Plan of Action (EPoA) Mali: Preparedness for EbolaEmergency Plan of Action (EPoA) Mali: Preparedness for Ebola

Preparedness and Response Plan – Hong Kong

hongkongplanPreparedness and Response Plan for Ebola Virus Disease The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (2014)

National Preparedness and Response Plan – Ghana

 Ghana Ebola National PlanGhana’s National Preparedness and Response Plan for the Prevention and Control of Ebola Viral Disease