Community event based surveillance for ebola virus disease in Sierra Leone: Implementation of a National Level System During a Crisis

In by Divina Varghese

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ORGANIZATION
International Rescue Committee
Academic Journal: PLoS Currents 

YEAR PUBLISHED
2016

DESCRIPTION
There are a few documented examples of community networks that have used unstructured information to support surveillance during a health emergency. In January 2015, the Ebola Response Consortium rapidly implemented community event-based surveillance for Ebola virus disease at a national scale in Sierra Leone.

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