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The following resources are provided by secular agencies and partners responding to Ebola.

U.S. Government Cooperative Efforts:

Fighting Ebola: A Grand Challenge for Development | November 2014 | The U.S. Agency for International Development is partnering with the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Department of Defense, and other U.S. agencies on this effort to help health care workers provide better care and contain the outbreak. The challenge seeks to harness the power of crowdsourcing, competition, and partnerships to identify breakthrough innovations to address barriers facing the response to the Ebola outbreak.  

CDC:

Key Messages - Ebola Viral Disease, West Africa | October 2014 | U.S. Centers for Disease Control | A comprehensive summary by CDC of the Ebola outbreak, including details about the virus, including transmission and symptoms; recommendations for healthcare workers, travelers and humanitarian aid workers; an overview of the CDC response; and a discussion of stigma.

The Road to Zero: CDC's Response to the West African Ebola Epidemic | July 2015 | U.S. Centers for Disease Control | A thorough review with text, graphics and photos of the CDC's response to the West African Ebola epidemic in 2014. It features the work of many individuals working for the CDC and follows their journeys as they strive to contain the outbreak and educate local communities.

CUGH:

Consortium of Universities for Global Health Ebola Outbreak Information Center

Johns Hopkins School of Public Health:

Ebola News and Knowledge | JHU School of Public Health has compiled resources such as videos, first-person accounts and a question and answer section addressing virology, infection risk, contact tracing and more.

Medecins Sans Frontiers (MSF):

Filovirus Haemorrhagic Fever Guideline | 2008 |  Medecins Sans Frontiers | The guideline gives a short explanation and overview of the intervention strategy components needed during a MSF intervention in Marburg and Ebola viral haemorrhagic fever outbreaks.

USAID: 

Ebola News | NewsUSAID has created a new section on its website with Ebola news, lists of organizations responding to the crisis, and a portal for volunteers who want to assist in the effort. 

Ebola Communications Network | The Ebola Communications Network (ECN) was developed by the Health Communications Capacity Collaborative (HC3) with input from UNICEF, CDC, USAID, IFRC, and WHO. The ECN has more than 120 resources, including behavior change materials like posters, brochures and infographics, along with Demographic and Health Surveys of affected regions, customized maps and peer-reviewed journal articles.

USAID Office of Faith-based and Community Initiatives FBO Call | October 2014 | The USAID Office of Faith-based and Community Initiatives held a conference call to discuss the Ebola crisis and the response of FBOs. This packet, released after the call, includes an overview of USAID's response, information about how to volunteer, resources of Women of Hope International, and a statement from President Obama about the crisis.

World Health Organization:

Clinical Management of Patients with Viral Haemorrhagic Fever: A Pocket Guide for Front-line Health Workers | 2014 | World Health Organization

Key Messages for Social Mobilization | September 2014 | World Health Organization | The document provides guidance on key community messaging for areas of intense transmission of Ebola.

Safe and Dignified Burial Procedures | October 2014 | World Health Organization | WHO developed this document detailing safe and dignified burial pratices for patients with suspected or confirmed cases of Ebola. 

 

 

Last Updated ( Monday, 13 July 2015 16:29 )