Containment of a fatal and highly infectious disease outbreak

Mwanje, Wilbrod and Mohammed, Muatsim Ahmed and Gidimadjor, Erasmus and Mertens, Eva and Bürkin, Barbara Maria and Hoffmann, Axel. (2021) Containment of a fatal and highly infectious disease outbreak. The Pan African medical journal, 40 (Suppl. 2). p. 2.

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This case study was designed based on several experience with several viral haemorrhagic fevers (VHFs) outbreaks responded to in Uganda between 2000 and 2016. Fictitious scenarios have been included to facilitate learning of the users. The major goal of the case study is to facilitate learners to appreciate incident detection and the incident management processes for control and containment of a fatal and highly infectious viral disease outbreak. This case study is targeted towards health scientists of medicine, nursing, biomedical laboratory and public health background. We specifically orient learners on clinical presentation of viral infections and laboratory tests considered for incident detection, conducting a risk assessment for an infectious disease, Infection Prevention and Control in the outbreak setting, skills of incident management, analysis and interpretation of epidemiological data to aid epidemic response and control decisions.
Faculties and Departments:09 Associated Institutions > Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH)
UniBasel Contributors:Bürkin, Barbara and Hoffmann, Axel
Item Type:Article, refereed
Article Subtype:Further Journal Contribution
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