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1. Clinical Management of Patients with Ebola: The Nebraska Experience
Date Published: 4/19/2019
Format: Video or Multimedia
Annotation: This one-hour Grand Rounds lecture presents a case study about caring for patients with Ebola virus disease at the Nebraska Medical Center in 2014. The speaker discusses the epidemiology, clinical manifestations, prevention, and treatment of Ebola virus disease; describes clinical and operational lessons learned from the care of patients with Ebola virus disease; and provides programs and educational resources to learn more about emerging infectious diseases and hospital preparedness....[more] [less]
Authors: Hewitt, Angela
Type: Instructional/Training Material
ID: 19168. From: Disaster Lit®a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
2. Ebola Recommendations for Organizations
Date Published: 4/17/2019
Format: Text
Annotation: This Web page provides recommendations for organizations sending U.S.-based health care or emergency response workers to areas with Ebola outbreaks, and for workers traveling from Ebola outbreak areas to the United States. Topics include Organization Responsibilities Before, During, and After Worker Travel to Ebola Outbreak Areas; Pre-Departure Exposure and Health Assessment for Workers Traveling from Ebola Outbreak Areas to the United States; and Symptomatic or Exposed U.S. Workers Located Overseas....[more] [less]
Type: Guideline/Assessment Tool
ID: 19166. From: Disaster Lit®a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
3. Rapid Risk Assessment: Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak in North Kivu and Ituri Provinces, Democratic Republic of the Congo – Fourth Update
Date Published: 4/16/2019
Format: PDF
Annotation: This 11-page report is the fourth update of a rapid risk assessment that addresses the public health risk associated with the current Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and its implications for European Union/European Economic Area citizens. It was triggered by an increase of EVD transmission in the affected areas over recent weeks, the persistent occurrence of new cases among contacts unknown at the time of EVD diagnosis, the occurrence of a substantial number of cases outside of the ring vaccination contacts, and current challenges for the prevention and control of EVD....[more] [less]
Type: Report
ID: 19145. From: Disaster Lit®a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
4. Statement on the Meeting of the International Health Regulations (2005) Emergency Committee for Ebola Virus Disease in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on 12th April 2019
Date Published: 4/12/2019
Format: Text
Annotation: This statement is from a meeting held to provide the World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General with the committee's views and perspectives on Ebola virus disease in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, whether the event constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC), and if the event constitutes a PHEIC, what temporary recommendations should be made. The Director-General accepted the committee’s assessment and on April 12, 2019, did not declare the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo a Public Health Emergency of International Concern....[more] [less]
Type: Conference/Meeting Material
ID: 19138. From: Disaster Lit®a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
5. Preliminary Results on the Efficacy of rVSV-ZEBOV-GP Ebola Vaccine Using the Ring Vaccination Strategy in the Control of an Ebola Outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: An Example of Integration of Research into Epidemic Response
Date Published: 4/12/2019
Format: PDF
Annotation: This four-page report provides information about preliminary analysis that was completed with the aim to better understand whether or not the rVSV-ZEBOV-GP candidate vaccine is effective and is contributing to prevent cases of Ebola virus disease when delivered using the ring vaccination strategy. This experimental Ebola vaccine is being used to try to contain the outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and is protective 97.5 percent of the time. These early results confirm previous observations of high efficacy of rVSV-ZEBOV-GP Ebola vaccine against disease....[more] [less]
Type: Report
ID: 19139. From: Disaster Lit®a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
6. Feminist Approach: Gender Equality in Humanitarian Action
Date Published: 4/12/2019
Format: Text
Annotation: This Action Area policy provides guidance on what Canada aims to achieve through its humanitarian action as outlined in the Feminist International Assistance Policy. It guides Canada’s humanitarian assistance programming, and advocacy and strategic policy efforts, and lays out how Canada pursues its efforts to increase the gender-responsiveness of humanitarian action through targeted and crosscutting approaches in four key areas. These areas include sexual and gender-based violence in the context of humanitarian crises, and sexual and reproductive health during humanitarian interventions....[more] [less]
Type: Guideline/Assessment Tool
ID: 19144. From: Disaster Lit®a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
7. ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) National Network Learning Session: We All Want Disability Inclusion in Emergency Management - New Research on What is Actually Happening
Date Published: 4/11/2019
Format: Video or Multimedia
Annotation: This one-hour, 25-minute webinar reviews findings from new research conducted by New York University and the Pacific ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) Center on what local emergency managers in federal Region 9 say they have done and can do to include people with disabilities in emergency planning, response, recovery, and mitigation. The research discovered crucial information about disability inclusion in emergency management and the structural needs of local offices to achieve this....[more] [less]
Authors: Gershon, Robyn R.M.
Type: Instructional/Training Material
ID: 19174. From: Disaster Lit®a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
8. Supply Chain Resilience Guide
Date Published: 4/2019
Format: PDF
Annotation: Building resilience within, and providing for the rapid restoration of, supply chain systems is key to responding to any catastrophic incident. This 44-page document provides emergency managers with recommendations on how to analyze supply chains and to work with the private sector to enhance supply chain resilience. It also identifies how the results of the supply chain resilience process can inform logistics planning....[more] [less]
Type: Guideline/Assessment Tool
ID: 19142. From: Disaster Lit®a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
9. Active Shooter Incidents in the United States in 2018
Date Published: 4/2019
Format: PDF
Annotation: As with past Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) active shooter-related publications, this 12-page report focuses on a specific type of shooting situation, and defines an active shooter as one or more individuals actively engaged in killing or attempting to kill people in a populated area. It provides information about the 27 active shooter situations that took place in 16 states in 2018, and includes a table that details each active shooter situation....[more] [less]
Type: Report
ID: 19143. From: Disaster Lit®a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
10. How Community Health Centers Are Addressing the Opioid Epidemic
Date Published: 4/2019
Format: PDF
Annotation: This seven-page document is a case study of the Community Healthcare Network, a federally qualified health center in New York City, that examines two important dimensions of the opioid epidemic: the phenomenon of adolescents becoming addicted to opioids at home by trying a family member’s prescription; and the importance of providing medication-assisted treatment in primary care settings with integrated behavioral health services....[more] [less]
Authors: Hayes, Robert; Squitieri, Joseph
Type: Report
ID: 19152. From: Disaster Lit®a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
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