Uganda’s experience in Ebola virus disease outbreak preparedness, 2018–2019

May 04, 2020

The paper describes Uganda’s experience in EVD preparedness.The Ministry of Health,  with technical guidance from the World Health Organisation (WHO), led Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) preparedness activities and worked together with other ministries and partner organisations to enhance community-based surveillance systems, develop and disseminate risk communication messages, engage communities, reinforce EVD screening and infection prevention measures at Points of Entry (PoEs) and in high-risk health facilities, construct and equip EVD isolation and treatment units, and establish coordination and procurement mechanisms. BMC Globalization and Health


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