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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.

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.

Guidance for Immunization Programmes in the African Region in the Context of Ebola - Revised 30 March 2015*

World Health Organization, (2015)

Practical guidance on immunization services and the risks they present for both Ebola affected and non-affected countries. The specific purpose of this document is to assist countries to: - Maintain immunization services and use immunization contacts and surveillance system as opportunities to educate and monitor for Ebola; - Provide guidance on infection prevention and control during vaccination; - Prepare where there is a potential risk of Ebola (e.g. border, etc.) and low immunization coverage, to implement activities to increase immunization coverage in these areas.

Infection Control outside the VHF Treatment Facility

MSF, (2008)

This section deals with implementing and improving infection control practices in hospitals, health centres and other health services in the outbreak area. It explains the need for, and implementation of, effective triage procedures, and basic requirements for infection control and supporting activities. Further guidance can be found in the MSF Infection Control Guideline

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