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Improving Burial Practices and Cemetery Management During an Ebola Virus Disease Epidemic — Sierra Leone, 2014

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, (2015)

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) January 16, 2015 / 64(01);20-27

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- local beliefs and behaviour change

Grant, C., Eds.: HEART, (2014)

What are the local beliefs and practices around illnesses and death, the transmission of disease and spirituality, which affect decision-making (around health-seeking behaviour, caring for relatives and nature of burials) and can inform effective behaviour change interventions for preventing Ebola in Sierra Leone?

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

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