Ebola Virus Disease: Awareness and Precautions for Peacekeeping Personnel

This course, developed in partnership with the World Health Organization, is intended to be a general introductory primer to Ebola awareness and prevention for peacekeepers who are not working in a medical or public health capacity. According to the World Health Organization, the Ebola outbreak that affected parts of West Africa in recent years was one of the most challenging public health emergencies in modern times. Cultivating an awareness of the disease and proper precautionary measures are necessary to protect mission staff from the illness. This course presents a compilation of World Health Organization materials on general information about Ebola Virus Disease, how the virus is spread, the symptoms and diagnosis, infection prevention techniques, possible treatments, and mission protocol. Three lessons.

Number of pages: 58 [English]

Publisher: Peace Operations Training Institute [11-12-14]

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Ce cours, développé en partenariat avec l’Organisation mondiale de la santé, vise à constituer une partie introductive générale à la sensibilisation et à la prévention du virus à Ebola pour les soldats de la paix ne travaillant pas dans le domaine médical ou de santé publique. Conformément à l’Organisation mondiale de la santé, l’épidémie de maladie à virus Ebola qui a touché des parties d’Afrique de l’Ouest est l'une des plus graves urgences sanitaires des temps modernes. La sensibilisation à la maladie et le respect de mesures préventives appropriées sont nécessaires afin de protéger le personnel de la mission. Ce cours présente une compilation des documents de l’Organisation mondiale de la santé contenant des informations générales sur la maladie à virus Ebola, sa propagation, les symptômes et le diagnostic, les mesures de prévention de l’infection, les éventuels traitements et le protocole de mission. Trois leçons.

Number of pages: 58 [French]

Publisher: Peace Operations Training Institute [08-26-15]

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