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Guidelines for Medicine Donations

World Health Organization, (2011)

This 3rd edition of Guidelines for medicine donations has been developed by the World Health Organization (WHO) in cooperation with major international agencies active in humanitarian relief and development assistance. The guidelines are intended to improve the quality of medicine donations in international development assistance and emergency aid. Good medicine donation practice is of interest to both donors and recipients...

Clinical management of patients with viral haemorrhagic fever. A pocket guide for the front-line health worker

World Health Organization, Regional Office for Africa;, (2016)

The purpose of this pocketbook is to provide clear guidance on current best management practices for VHF across health-care facilities

Ebola virus disease in pregnancy: Screening and management of Ebola cases, contacts and survivors

World Health Organization, (2015)

Interim Guidance. This document provides guidance for: screening and triage of pregnant women in the context of an Ebola outbreak; infection prevention and control (IPC) precautions for pregnant women at risk of EVD transmission during childbirth and complication management; management of pregnant EVD cases, contacts and survivors; lactation and Ebola virus disease.

Manual for the care and management of patients in Ebola Care Units/ Community Care Centres - Interim emergency guidance, January 2015

World Health Organization, (2015)

This manual provides guidance on best practices to be followed in Ebola Care Units (ECUs)/Community Care Centres (CCCs). It is intended for health aid workers (including junior nurses and community health-care workers) and others providing care for patients in ECUs/CCCs. While the focus is on the care and management of patients with Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), the care of patients with other causes of fever is also described.

Interim Infection Prevention and Control Guidance for Care of Patients with Suspected or Confirmed Filovirus Haemorrhagic Fever in Health-Care Settings, with Focus on Ebola

World Health Organization, (2014)

This document provides a summary of infection control recommendations when providing direct and non-direct care to patients with suspected or confirmed Filovirus haemorrhagic fever (HF), including Ebola or Marburg haemorrhagic fevers. These recommendations are interim and will be updated when additional information becomes available.

A Liberian Health Care Worker with Fever

Adam C. Levine, M.D., M.P.H., Pranav P. Shetty, M.D., M.P.H., Patricia C. Henwood, M.D., Pardis Sabeti, M.D., Joel T. Katz, M.D., and Anand Vaidya, M.D., (2015)

N Engl J Med 2015; 372:e7January 29, 2015DOI: 10.1056/NEJMimc1414101 A 52-year-old woman presented in September 2014 to an Ebola treatment unit operated by the International Medical Corps in Liberia, reporting a 5-day history of fever and muscle and joint pain. She also reported the development of headache, anorexia, nausea, mild diarrhea, and mild chest pains in the preceding 1 to 2 days. She noted no mucosal or gastrointestinal bleeding, abdominal pain... Go to thee website link to start

Liberia Ebola Virus Disease Clinical Management Manual

Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Liberia, (2014)

This clinical management manual for Ebola Viral Disease in Liberia was developed after several ETUs were established in the country following the outbreak early this year. As the outbreak evolved, it became evident that different SOPs were being used by clinicians across these treatment facilities. As a result of discussions held by the National Case Management Committee of the Incident Management System, various stakeholders were brought together to contribute their time and expertise to the development of this manual.

Laboratory Guidance for the Diagnosis of Ebola Virus Disease

World Health Organization, (2014)

Interim Recommendation published 19 September 2014. These recommendations reflect current understanding of Ebola virus disease (EVD) and are intended for national laboratory staff performing diagnostic testing to detect Ebola virus.

Ebola Outbreak 2014: Information Resources

Emergency Access Initiative, (2014)

The Emergency Access Initiative (EAI) has been activated in support of medical efforts related to the Ebola Outbreak in West Africa. The Emergency Access Initiative is a col- laborative partnership between the U.S. National Library of Medicine and participating publishers to provide free access to full text articles from over 650 biomedical serial Titles and over 4,000 reference books and online databases to healthcare professionals and libraries affected by disasters. The free access period is now to December 12, 2014

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