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Speedy Ebola tests help contain Africa’s latest outbreak

Madhukar Pai - June 13, 2018
Please see this story in Nature. It is wonderful to see technology being put to work in an emergency setting. URL: https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-05389-2 Speedy Ebola tests help contain...
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Global Health Diagnostics

Establishing Ebola Virus Disease diagnostics at a mobile laboratory in Liberia

Madhukar Pai - Jan. 8, 2018
Please see this new paper in PLoS NTDs, which describes the implementation of the Xpert Ebola Assay, a rapid molecular diagnostic test run on the GeneXpert platform, at a mobile laboratory in Liberia ...
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Global Health Diagnostics

Field-deployable, quantitative, rapid identification of active Ebola virus infection in unprocessed blood

Madhukar Pai - Oct. 25, 2017
Please see this open access article at http://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlepdf/2017/sc/c7sc03281a Best Madhu Field-deployable, quantitative, rapid identification of active Ebola virus infection ...
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Global Health Diagnostics

Evaluating novel Dx in an outbreak setting: lessons learned from Ebola

Nira Pollock - March 9, 2017
Hello, all, Based on our experience evaluating novel Ebola diagnostics during the 2014-16 outbreak, my colleague Betsy Wonderly and I wrote a commentary describing challenges to novel diagnostic eva...
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Global Health Diagnostics

Diagnosis of Ebola Virus Disease

Madhukar Pai - Feb. 4, 2017
Hi All, Here are two free, good review articles on diagnosis of Ebola. http://cmr.asm.org/content/29/4/773.long http://journals.plos.org/plosntds/article?id=10.1371/journal.pntd.0004948 We...
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[ARCHIVED] Ebola Response

HarvardX Course - Lessons from Ebola: Preventing the Next Pandemic

Marie Teichman - Dec. 1, 2015
Tomorrow is the first day of the HarvardX course on Ebola! Join Ashish Jha, the director of the Harvard Global Health Institute, for this four-week course that will provide context in which to underst...
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[ARCHIVED] Ebola Response

The Story of Ebola: new film for communities at risk

deborah van dyke - July 8, 2015
Dear all, Global Health Media Project is pleased to announce the release of our latest public health animation. The Story of Ebola--produced in collaboration with the International Federation of R...
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[ARCHIVED] Innovating Health Care Delivery

April 6 Symposium at Wellesley College: Medicine, Science and Health

Donna Patterson - April 4, 2015
Medicine, Science, and Health in Africa in the Africa Diaspora Lulu Wang Campus Center Room 413, Wellesley College 106 Central Street Wellesley, MA Monday, April 6, 2015 from 1:00 PM to 6:00 P...
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[ARCHIVED] Ebola Response

Collection: Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Sudip Bhandari - Dec. 8, 2014
I’d like to draw your attention to this new project we at GHDonline have been working on for a few weeks–Collection: Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), link attached below. A Collection is a com...
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Global Health Nursing & Midwifery

Update on "Hot Training" in LIberia from Elizabeth Glaser

Barbara Waldorf - Dec. 6, 2014
I just finished “hot training” in an Ebola treatment unit in a rural county in Liberia. It is not run by Partners In Health, but this ETU is serving as a training site for many groups that are sending...
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[ARCHIVED] Ebola Response

Update on "Hot Training" in LIberia from Elizabeth Glaser

Barbara Waldorf - Dec. 6, 2014
Elizabeth Glaser is one of many Partners In Health-recruited clinicians who have responded to the Ebola outbreak. She recently arrived in Liberia and sent the following update: I just finished “hot...
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[ARCHIVED] Ebola Response

Ebola and Health Literacy

Sudip Bhandari - Nov. 24, 2014
Harvard School of Public Health and SSRS, an independent research company released a study in mid-October which shows some interesting perceptions the US population has about Ebola (report attached be...
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[ARCHIVED] Ebola Response

NEJM Group Open Forum: Live 1-week discussion with experts and physicians who have treated Ebola

Jennifer Joe - Nov. 18, 2014
Most recently, The New England Journal of Medicine published 3 case reports of successfully treated Ebola cases--2 at Emory Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia; and 1 in Hamburg, Germany. The treating phy...
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[ARCHIVED] Ebola Response

Any Ebola out break resource person's in Nigeria?

Emmanuel Benyeogor - Nov. 17, 2014
http://www.ghdonline.org/yp-chronic/discussion/invitation-global-health-trials-workshop---pragmat/?ref=dashboard Kindly assist with contact(s) of a resource person to speak at workshop. To be p...
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[ARCHIVED] Ebola Response

Ebola messages for Children-Children for Health

Ralueke Ekezie - Nov. 4, 2014
In response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, Children for Health has drafted a list of messages school age children can learn and share with other children. The Ebola outbreak in West Africa i...
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Global Health Nursing & Midwifery

DFID-Ebola Call for Expression of Interest

Ralueke Ekezie - Oct. 31, 2014
COMMUNITY CARE CENTRES: Call for Expressions of Interest from Private Sector The UK will fund Community Care Units (CCCs) to increase access to effective isolation, testing and treatment of Ebola s...
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ebola International Partnerships Work & Volunteer Abroad
[ARCHIVED] Ebola Response

DFID-Ebola Call for Expression of Interest

Ralueke Ekezie - Oct. 31, 2014
COMMUNITY CARE CENTRES: Call for Expressions of Interest from Private Sector The UK will fund Community Care Units (CCCs) to increase access to effective isolation, testing and treatment of Ebola s...
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ebola
[ARCHIVED] Ebola Response

What does the Ebola outbreak say about the state of the world?

Sudip Bhandari - Oct. 29, 2014
I want to draw your attention to this important radio interview with Opehia Dahl, Jeffrey Sachs, and Dr. Jim Cunningham about where we stand currently in the fight against Ebola, what we have learned ...
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[ARCHIVED] Ebola Response

Standards for organizations deploying humanitarian volunteers for Ebola response

Sudip Bhandari - Oct. 28, 2014
Here is an important resource that presents a set of operational standards that organizations should have in place to protect its health care volunteers responding to the Ebola outbreak. These sta...
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HIV Treatment & Prevention

Invitation to Global Health Tweet Chat - Thursday, November 6th at 10AM ET

Brooke Chateauneuf - Oct. 27, 2014
Dear Colleagues, Daktari Diagnostics, along with our partners at the African Society for Laboratory Medicine, would like to invite you to participate in our tweet chat, taking place next Thursday,...
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