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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


WiRed International, (2014)

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How to safely conduct burial of patient who has died from suspected or confirmed Marburg or Ebola viurs disease: field situation

World Health Organization, (2014)

This protocol provides information on the safe management of dead bodies and burial of patients who died from suspected or confirmed Ebola virus disease. These measures should be applied not only by medical personnel but by anyone involved in the management of dead bodies and burial of suspected or confirmed Ebola patients. Twelve steps have been identified describing the different phases Burial Teams have to follow to ensure safe burials, starting from the moment the teams arrive in the village up to their return to the hospital or team headquarters after burial and disinfection procedures

WASH Package for Ebola Care and Treatment Centres/Units

UNICEF, (2014)

Guidance Note. The recommended actions are presented under the different components (water supply, hygiene and hand washing, disinfection, solid waste management, latrine and wastewater management, and dead body management) of the defined Ebola Care Centre/Unit WASH package to complement community and house-to-house level interventions

Ebola treatment centre: interactive guide

Médecins sans Frontières, (2014)

Please go to the the website and hover over the image for an interactive guide to Ebola

Infection prevention and control (IPC) guidance summary

World Health Organization, (2014)

The summary of the infection prevention and control (IPC) measures is for anyone providing direct and non-direct care to patients with suspected or confirmed Ebola virus disease (EVD) in health-care facilities (HCFs). Essential IPC measures are also included in the Table which can be used as a stand-alone tool.

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