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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.

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.

Ebola Prevention and Control

A. Dramowski; S. Mehtar, Eds.: Infection Control Africa Network ICAN; Bettercare, (2015)

Learn together. Managing transmission of viral haemmoraghic fever. Only available online! This book is part of the Bettercare series which addresses the need for continuing education for health professionals. The book is produced under the auspices of the Infection Control Africa Network (ICAN), to assist with training of healthcare workers during the Ebola virus disease outbreak of 2014-2015. However, the infection control principles discussed in the book are applicable to the management of other viral haemorrhagic fever outbreaks. The book should be used by healthcare workers, institutions and Ministries of Health dealing with the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. The book should also be of value to institutions wanting to increase their level of Ebola-preparedness.

Management of healthcare workers returning from Ebola-affected areas

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, (2015)

Infection prevention and control measures for Ebola virus disease

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