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Learning from the Ebola Response in cities: Responding in the context of quarantine

Campbell, L, Eds.: ALNAP, (2017)


This paper brings together lessons from interviews with humanitarians and local responders, as well as existing literature, about the use of quarantine in urban environments during the humanitarian response to the Ebola Crisis
http://www.alnap.org/pool/files/alnap-urban-2017-e...


Sierra Leone: Isolation Capacity

Government of Sierra Leone; World Health Organization (WHO), (2016)



http://www.afro.who.int/images/SiLReports/isolatio...


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.
http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/184163/1/...


Health worker Ebola infections in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone

World Health Organization, (2015)


This preliminary report summarizes the impact of the Ebola epidemic on the health workforce of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. It investigates the determinants of infection and describes safe practices put in place to protect health workers during the epidemic. The report covers the period from 1 January 2014 to 31 March 2015 and is presents findings from the 815 confirmed and probable cases for whom individual case reports were available.
http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/171823/1/...


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.
http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/130596/1/...


Rapid guidance on the decommissioning of Ebola care facilities

World Health Organization, (2015)


In light of the decline in new Ebola cases, strategies are now needed to scale down the activities and bed capacities in Ebola care facilities. These facilities include Ebola treatment units, community care centres, Ebola treatment centres and isolation centres. The Governments of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone; WHO; CDC; ICAN and UNICEF have jointly developed this rapid guidance and checklist to assist national governments and partners as they begin this process. This rapid guidance pertains to protecting the safety and repurposing of infrastructures and resources previously used for the Ebola outbreak to care for Ebola patients.
http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/160198/1/...


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