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Ebola Must Go: Bury All Dead Bodies Safely, Liberia

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC; Government of Liberia, (2014)

Flipchart on safe burial. Aimed at community

Ebola: WHO Guidelines for Burial Protocols for the Burial Management Team

WiRed International, (2015)

Burial Management Teams have a difficult job resolving two critical issues relevant to their tasks. First, they must safeguard and ensure infection control and prevention for team members, family members and members of the community. Second, they must remain sensitive to the cultural and religious practices of families and others affected by Ebola deaths. This module, based solidly on WHO guidelines, provides burial management teams with practices appropriate to ensure infection control and to remain sensitive to religious and cultural burial practices.

Ebola Practical Training Video: Disinfection Dead Body

Médecins sans Frontières, (2014)

In response to the urgent need for trained health professionals to assist in the efforts to contain the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, Médecins Sans Frontières has been running training sessions in Brussels for international aid workers before they depart for the field. Below are videos used to accompany the training sessions, helping to demonstrate infection control measures. All videos are without sound to avoid language barriers. All videos are intended to be viewed in training sessions with an experienced Médecins Sans Frontières trainer

Infection Control for Viral Haemorraghic Fever in the African Health Care Setting. Part 3

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , World Health Organization, (1998)

Part 3: Use Safe Burial Practices

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

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