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Democratic Republic of the Congo Ebola outbreak: The Red Cross and Red Crescent Response Plan

International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent Societies, (2018)

This revised Emergency Appeal will support 400,000 of the most vulnerable people in these areas for six months, and will also undertake preparedness and prevention work in Equateur’s four neighbouring Provinces.

Rahmenkonzept Ebolafieber. Vorbereitungen auf Maßnahmen in Deutschland (Stand: 31.5.2018)

Robert-Koch-Institut, (2015)

Das Dokument soll dem Erkennen, Bewerten und Bewältigen des Auftretens von Ebolafieber in Deutschland dienen und richtet sich dabei primär an den öffentlichen Gesundheitsdienst sowie medizinisches Fachpersonal in der klinischen, ambulanten und rettungsdienstlichen Versorgung in Deutschland. Es ist als ein sich ständig fortentwickelndes Dokument gedacht.

WHO Regional strategic plan for EVD operational readiness and preparedness in countries neighboring the Democratic Republic of the Congo June 2018 – February 2019

World Health Organization WHO, (2018)

The Strategic plan aims to ensure alignment of preparedness and readiness actions in the nine countries focusing on eight technical areas: strengthening multisectoral coordination; surveillance for early detection; laboratory diagnostic capacity; points of entry; rapid response teams; risk communication, social mobilization and community engagement; case management and infection prevention and control (IPC) capacities; and, operations support and logistics. The purpose of the WHO Regional Strategic Plan is to ensure that the countries bordering the Democratic Republic of the Congo are prepared and ready to implement timely and effective risk mitigation, detection and response measures should there be any importation of EVD cases.

Disabled village children. 2nd edition

Werner, D., Eds.: Hesperian , (2018)

A guide for community health workers, rehabilitation workers, and families. This manual covers identifying primary and secondary disabilities, developing skills for daily living, and working through behavior problems. The new 2018 edition features new topics, including mental and developmental disabilities, microcephaly and Zika, causes of birth defects and childhood disability, epilepsy and seizures, hearing loss and vision problems, HIV, leprosy, and more, and has updated information on polio, cerebral palsy, juvenile arthritis, muscular dystrophy, and medications. Readers will find instructions on how to build six different wheelchairs using local resources; useful therapy techniques, such as making fun and educational toys; ideas for improving playground accessibility for all children; and low-cost rehabilitation aids and adaptations for home and community. You can download chapter 4 for free. The complete book is available at Hesperian Book STore

Building the legacy of Ebola: Survivors, health systems, and a blueprint for research and development

World Health Organization WHO, (2017)

This report describes the work done by WHO from January 2015 up to the end of December 2016 to address the long-term issues of survivor care, health-systems strengthening and research.

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