This tool provides a quick and simple way to calculate and subsequently order the new cholera kits and modules.
The tool is best suited to estimate needs relating to cholera preparedness.
The tool uses pre-defined scenarios based on available population data, pre-defined attack rates as well as the number of health care facilities available. It will help to calculate the number of mandatory essential kits for a cholera response; the number of complementary modules if necessary, including the number of cholera beds as well as estimations on costs for goods and freight from supplier till the port of entry in a particular country.
A training manual for identifying, assessing, preventing and controlling the risks of pandemics in the workplace. This training manual has been developed for both medical and non-medical personnel who may be called upon to lead emergency response, (eg epidemic outbreak, etc), ensure effective containment whiles work continues and essential goods and services continue to be supplied.
The manual provides insight into some of the local epidemics experienced in Ghana such as Cholera, Cerebrospinal meningitis (CSM) and Influenza(s), the causes, signs and symptoms and preventive measures with a view to increasing knowledge among management, staff and their families as well as immediate communities within which they work.