Ebola News


Jan

29

2015

Hans Rosling’s Explanation of Liberia Curve

This trend shows daily new cases confirmed by blood samples; not all suspected and probable cases. Since August the trend went up above 60 and then back down. But not to zero. It stayed around 10 new cases per day. The hunt can not stop until it reaches zero. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6zoC2JMgttw&w=560&h=315]


Oct

09

2014
Study on Public Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices Related to EVD Prevention and Medical Care in Sierra Leone

Study on Public Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices Related to EVD Prevention and Medical Care in Sierra Leone

Full PowerPoint presentation on August 2014 KAP survey in Sierra Leone.  Objectives of survey were to: 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...

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Oct

09

2014
Ebola KAP Survey Sierra Leone: Summary Findings

Ebola KAP Survey Sierra Leone: Summary Findings

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 Ebola KAP Survey Sierra Leone: Summary Findings