Decision-makers and frontline responders will find a set of resources on Ebola virus disease here. These resources can be used as refreshers for experienced personnel or as an introduction to the topic for everyone else. Most of the materials are available in English and French, and can be downloaded for offline use. A version in Lingala is also available.
Les décideurs et les intervenants en première ligne trouveront ici les ressources sur la maladie à virus Ebola. Ces ressources peuvent être utilisées en tant que rappels ou compléments de connaissances pour les travailleurs expérimentés ou en tant qu’introduction au sujet pour les autres. La plupart des ressources sont disponibles en anglais et en français et peuvent être téléchargées pour un usage sans connexion. Une version en Lingala est également disponible.
OpenWHO is WHO’s new interactive, web-based, knowledge-transfer platform offering online courses to improve the response to health emergencies. OpenWHO enables the Organization and its key partners to transfer life-saving knowledge to large numbers of frontline responders.
On this platform you find online courses on: Pandemic and epidemic-prone diseases; Incident Management System; MERS; Ebola; Public Health Interventions; Risk communication; Predeployment training GO; ZIKA; Influenza
Ebola is a serious disease. Pre-deployment training and follow-up support is required to help personnel working in affected countries work safely and effectively. The ePROTECT course is a basic self-learning online introduction for personnel being deployed to work on the Ebola response. You can access the course from a computer or a tablet. Go to the website: http://www.who.int/csr/disease/ebola/training/health-safety/en/
An informative free course to help spread valuable information about this disease. This free course will help to inform people about Ebola virus and the controls required to contain the disease.
Learn more about the Ebola virus and how to avoid it. Free online course.
Having completed this course the learner will be able to: - Describe what the Ebola virus is; - List the countries where the outbreak has occurred; - Explain what the signs and symptoms of an infection are; - Explain how an infection is treated; - Explain how to avoid becoming infected
Ebola Deeply is an online web portal and news site designed to provide accurate and timely information about the Ebola health crisis, with an emphasis on providing context and countering misinformation. Launched in October 2014, this digital media project involves a team of freelance journalists and technologists who feature a mix of original articles, op-eds, and content from the Associated Press and other news organisations. A key feature of the site is the Ebola Files section, a collection of text and interactive materials covering basic information, the history of the Ebola virus, scientific perspectives, and stories about survivors. There is also an interactive map of recent cases and death rates, a timeline of events, and videos
This two-week free course looks at the science behind the Ebola outbreak, to understand why it has occurred on this scale and how it can be controlled
- See more at: http://www.lshtm.ac.uk/study/freeonlinecourses/ebola/index.html#sthash.77ztaO8A.dpuf
Start: 19 January 2015
Duration: 2 weeks,6 hours per week
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Free online Course. Go to the website http://ecampus.msf.org/moodlemsf/mod/page/view.php?id=22246
The course has an emphasis on health care in the US: "health care professionals need to understand this virus as more patients in the United States are confirmed to have EVD and patients are being transported to the US for treatment". Does anyone know of similar online courses (in English and/or French) for health professionals in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea? Courses that can be readily downloaded for offline use would be particularly valuableThe course is offered free for those wishing to obtain the information or for a nominal fee for nurses and physicians who desire CME credits (2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM for $25). to register go to: http://www.uab.edu/nursing/home/office-of-professional-development