Infection control for viral haemorrhagic fevers (VHF) in the african health care setting.

It describes VHF, and presents reccomendations for prevention and control, as precautions, cases identification, patient isolation, protective clothing, disinfection, waste disposal, safe burial practices, community education, and isolation precautions. Document in pdf format.

Author(s): Lloyd, Ethleen, Perry, Helen Originator(s): World Health Organization - WHO
Resource added in: 30/05/2000
Objective: The information in this manual will help health facility staff to understand what VHF Isolation Precautions are and how to use them to prevent secondary transmission of VHF in the health facility, know when to begin using VHF Isolation Precautions, and apply VHF Isolation Precautions in a large-scale outbreak.
Available languages: English, French, Portuguese
Hemorrhagic Fevers, Viral/prevention & control, Infection Control/methods, Communicable Disease Control/methods, Lassa Fever/prevention & control, Rift Valley Fever/prevention & control, Marburg Virus Disease/prevention & control, Hemorrhagic Fever, Ebola/prevention & control, Hemorrhagic Fever, Crimean/prevention & control, Yellow Fever/prevention & control, Reference Books, Manuais [tipo de publicação]
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