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Evidence Reviews

The First Mile: Community Experience of Outbreak Control during an Ebola Outbreak in Luwero District, Uganda

A major challenge to outbreak control lies in early detection of viral haemorrhagic fevers (VHFs) in local community contexts during the critical initial stages of an epidemic, when risk of spreading is its highest (“the first mile”). This paper documents…
BMC Public Health
Evidence Reviews

Health Epidemics Evaluation Report

In 2012 Uganda experienced many disease outbreaks including Measles, Ebola, Marburg and Nodding disease. Two Ebola outbreaks and one Marburg event were in quick succession and placed the Ministry of Health and the Uganda Red Cross (URCS) as well as…
IFRC - International Federation of Red Cross/ Red Cresent Societies
Evidence Reviews

Evaluation of Ebola Response – Uganda

In recent months Uganda has experienced three separate Viral Hemorrhagic Fever (VHF) outbreaks. Two Ebola outbreaks in the districts of Kibaale and Luwero and one Marburg event in Kabaale. URCS responded in all three cases with assistance from the IFRC…
IFRC - International Federation of Red Cross/ Red Cresent Societies
UNICEF/UNI181855/de Mun

Seven Things We Can Learn from the Ebola Epidemic in Uganda in 2000 – 2001

Diseases such as Ebola highlight the importance of a holistic focus on health systems, as opposed to assuming that health is the preserve and concern of health professionals alone. This was the lesson Uganda learnt very quickly in managing the…