A new online training program developed by researchers at the Medical University of South Carolina helps keep health care workers safe when treating patients with Ebola.
This intermediate level course is for clinicians caring for patients with suspected or confirmed Ebola virus disease. Modules provide information on screening and triage, infection prevention and control, laboratory diagnostics, organization of the Ebola Treatment Centre (ETC), clinical care of patients in the ETC, and investigational therapeutic agents.
Data from the 2014 Ebola virus outbreak at two Sierra Leone facilities reveal daily usage rates for disinfectant and personal protective equipment, informing future outbreaks.
When Ebola cases appeared this month in the Democratic Republic of Congo, international health agencies were better equipped to respond than during the crisis that unfolded four years earlier.
Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has released lessons learned from the recent Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
During the recent West African Ebola outbreak, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) found it necessary to take on responsibilities beyond its first responder mandate.
This Concept of Operations (ConOps) provides NYC Health and Hospitals a strategic high level overview with a health care facility tiered approach to safely and effectively manage and respond to persons/patients with suspected or confirmed Ebola Virus Disease (EVD).
The facility will offer advanced simulation capabilities and an area dedicated to biocontainment patient care.
During the outbreak of Ebola virus in West Africa, many metrics were collected to support epidemiological studies and health care reporting.
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