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World Health Organization (WHO)
Vaccine management processes are designed to ensure product quality and comprises an integrated system of equipment, procedures, records, and activities. Effective vaccine management requires that...
Lisa Menning
0:00 - Summary of the latest evidence and open research questions, Julie Leask. 16:10 - Evidence and lessons learned on social sciences analytics around vaccination in the Democratic Republic of...
Simone Carter, UNICEF
Results from vaccination surveys during Ebola outbreaks in the DRC and guidance for better use of social sciences analytics and vaccination in humanitarian settings
Bradley H. Wagenaar et al.
The aim of this study is to estimate the immediate and lasting effects of the 2014–2015 Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak on public-sector primary healthcare delivery in Liberia using 7 years of...
Harvard Global Health Institute
This report is a step towards developing a shared framework and monitoring mechanism. It reflects the outcome of discussions involving over 50 international experts in veterinary and human public...
Pierre-Stéphane Gsell et al.
In March, 2016, a flare-up of Ebola virus disease was reported in Guinea, and in response ring vaccination with the unlicensed rVSV-ZEBOV vaccine was introduced under expanded access, the first time...
Julia E. Painter et al.
To better understand the association between Ebola-related attitudes and interest in receiving an Ebola virus vaccine, a survey was administered to a U.S. national sample using GfK’s...
Rafael Obregon, Sabeeha Quereshi, Ketan Chitnis, Naqibullah Safi, Ade Pouye, Savita Naqvi, Kshiitij Joshi, Erma Manoncourt, Catherine Richey, Rania El Asawi, Amaya M Gillespie
Following the World Health Organization (WHO) declaration of a Public Health Emergency of International Concern regarding the Ebola outbreak in West Africa in July 2014, UNICEF was asked to co-lead,...
Widdowson MA et al.
In October 2014, the College of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences of the University of Sierra Leone, the Sierra Leone Ministry of Health and Sanitation, and CDC joined the global effort to...
Stefano Merler et al.
Interim results from the Guinea Ebola ring vaccination trial suggest high efficacy of the rVSV-ZEBOV vaccine. These findings open the door to the use of ring vaccination strategies in which the...
World Health Organization (WHO), Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
The Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety (GACVS), an independent expert clinical and scientific advisory body, provides WHO with scientifically rigorous advice on vaccine safety issues...
David Fisman & Ashleigh Tuite
Background: The 2014 West African Ebola outbreak has evolved into an epidemic of historical proportions and catastrophic scope. Prior outbreaks have been contained through the use of personal...
L. Hossain et al.
The West African 2014 Ebola outbreak has highlighted the need for a better information network. Hybrid information networks, an integration of both hierarchical and formalized command control-driven...
World Health Organization (WHO)
The overall goal of this Toolkit is to support countries in the reactivation of essential health services in the aftermath of a public health emergency. The Toolkit has been constructed to support...
Leigh Ann Miller et al.
During May 23, 2014–January 10, 2015, Sierra Leone reported 7,777 confirmed cases of Ebola virus disease (Ebola) (1). In response to the epidemic, on August 5, Sierra Leone\'s Emergency Operations...
Kelly L Edmunds et al.
Emerging infectious diseases present threats to global health.1 The 2014–2016 Ebola virus disease outbreak in western Africa – caused by the Democratic Republic of the Congo strain – caught...
Kimberly Gittings & Kelly L. Matson
In response to recent concern regarding Ebola outbreaks, this study aims to (1) determine the relationship between vaccination coverage and herd immunity, (2) determine the vaccination coverage...
Iain D. Milligan et al.
In this phase 1 study of healthy volunteers, immunization with Ad26.ZEBOV or MVA-BN-Filo did not result in any vaccine-related serious adverse events. An immune response was observed after primary...
MOH St Lucia - PAHO
Vaccination coverage survey - This document is an example of a ToR for a survey coordinator for a supplemental national immunization coverage survey in Nigeria
G. Gamhewagea
Risk communication is central to epidemic and pandemic control. It has been practised widely in the past but with varying levels of success. Risk communication should have a full place at the...
MAHAD IBRAHIM
A short article on data management during the ebola outbreak in 2014-2015, and some new perspectives and lessons learned from working with weak health management information systems during health...
Jilian A Sacks et al.
An informatics system consisting of a mobile health application and business intelligence software was used for collecting and analyzing Ebola contact tracing data. This system offered potential to...
Adam J. Kucharski, Rosalind M. Eggo, Conall Watson, Anton Camacho, Sebastian Funk, W. John Edmunds
Using an Ebola virus disease transmission model, the researchers found that addition of ring vaccination at the outset of the West Africa epidemic might not have led to containment of this disease....
World Health Organization (WHO)
 No confirmed cases of Ebola virus disease (EVD) were reported in the week to 27 December. On 29 December, WHO declared that human-to-human transmission of Ebola virus has ended in Guinea, after...
Michael Osterholm et al.
In support of accelerated development of Ebola vaccines from preclinical research to clinical trials, in November, 2014, the Wellcome Trust and the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy...
Michèle Anne Barocchi & Rino Rappuoli
Thanks to the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI), the Vaccine Fund and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the global health community has made enormous progress in providing...
Suerie Moon et al.
The west African Ebola epidemic that began in 2013 exposed deep inadequacies in the national and international institutions responsible for protecting the public from the far-reaching human, social,...
Amir Attaran, Jason W. Nickerson
A decade ago, Canadian Government scientists invented a vaccine against Ebola virus (VSV-ZEBOV).1 That vaccine is based on a live attenuated vesicular stomatitis virus, and has several known...
Bruce Y Lee et al.
The west African Ebola epidemic has motivated efforts to bring an Ebola vaccine to the market as soon as possible. If a candidate vaccine successfully moves through clinical development, a product...
Claire M Tully et al.
The epidemic of Ebola virus disease has spread at an alarming rate despite containment efforts. As a result, unprecedented large-scale international response efforts have been made in an attempt to...
Saranya Sridhar
In December, 2013, a 2-year-old infant in the village of Meliandou, Guinea would succumb to his illness, followed soon by his sister and mother. His was the first case of an outbreak of Ebola virus...
K Jia and K Mohamed
Most underdeveloped countries do not meet core disease outbreak surveillance because of the lack of human resources, laboratory and infrastructural facilities. The use of cell phone technology for...
Lawrence O Gostinemail, Eric A Friedman
The Ebola epidemic will take hundreds of thousands of lives if the current trajectory is not reversed.1 Fear has gripped the most affected countries: Sierra Leone instituted a national lockdown,2...
James L A Webb Jr
In response to the spread of Ebola virus disease in west Africa, global public health agencies have scrambled to organise teams to staunch the spiral of infections and have urged researchers in...
Karen Grépin
In this article, the researcher examines the level and speed of the international donations to tackle the Ebola epidemic and how they aligned with evolving estimates of funds required to bring the...
Arthur L Caplan
The first true epidemic of Ebola led to widespread panic. The virus appeared in so many countries in 2014—including Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Spain, and the USA—that...
Mateusz M Plucinski et al.
The ongoing west Africa Ebola-virus-disease epidemic has disrupted the entire health-care system in affected countries. Because of the overlap of symptoms of Ebola virus disease and malaria, the care...
Miwako Kobayashi et al.
The study concludes that overall, Ebola awareness was high, based on the median correct responses for the 33 statements in the scored section of the KAP survey. At the same time, this survey revealed...