APHA’s Get Ready campaign helps Americans prepare themselves, their families and their communities for all disasters and hazards, including pandemic flu, infectious disease, natural disasters and other emergencies. This fact sheet address Ebola.
The DisasterReady.org team has released a 15-minute online course providing basic awareness on the Ebola outbreak. The new Ebola Awareness Quick Guide is now available online at DisasterReady.org. This 15-minute quick guide is developed with content available from the World Health Organization, CDC, and other organizations. The general public and aid workers without specialized health training will benefit from increased awareness of this outbreak.
Literature from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services about Ebola.
Access to the U.S. National Library of Medicine for Ebola resources.
The WHO Regional Office for Africa has worked closely with public health leaders and subject-matter experts in the region and partner organizations to draw up and design this framework to serve as a concise and easy-to-use technical and managerial guide for senior level decision-makers and members of national emergency management committees (EMCs) and rapid response teams (RRTs) in member states.
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