Ebola News


Aug

20

2014
CDC Video: Infection Prevention and Control of Ebola in US Hospitals

CDC Video: Infection Prevention and Control of Ebola in US Hospitals

Dr. David Kuhar, a medical officer at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) speaking as part of the CDC Expert Video Commentary series on Medscape. He discusses what healthcare facilities can do to prepare for a patient with Ebola virus disease and the infection control procedures that need to be in place in US hospitals.   http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/830140


Aug

15

2014
WHO: Ebola Response Roadmap

WHO: Ebola Response Roadmap

This is the WHO’s comprehensive “roadmap” to “assist governments and partners in the revision and resourcing of country-specific operational plans for Ebola response, and the coordination of international support for their full implementation.”  In this document are specific objectives that were defined in August, 2014, and indicators to help WHO monitor progress toward the objectives.  


Jan

28

2014
CDC: Infection Control for Viral Haemorrhagic Fevers in the African Health Care Setting

CDC: Infection Control for Viral Haemorrhagic Fevers in the African Health Care Setting

This manual, prepared collaboratively by CDC and WHO, attempts to address the issues of early provisional diagnosis and response within a limited infrastructure. It is designed for the following uses: for prevention through preparedness–to help African health facilities make advance preparations for responding with appropriate precautions when a VHF case is suspected. for planning and conducting in-service training to strengthen standard precautions and VHF isolation...

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Sep

26

2006
WHO: Management of Waste from Injection Activities at District Level

WHO: Management of Waste from Injection Activities at District Level

This guide is designed as a simple and practical tool to help District Health Managers elaborate a realistic District level plan to reduce improper disposal of waste from injection activities. It is offered in French and English, and a poster (in both languages) is available as well.  



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