Changes between Version 58 and Version 59 of Deployments/Ebola


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10/18/14 09:41:09 (7 years ago)
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Fran Boon
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    2727Sahana can rapidly deploy a Contact !Tracing/Monitoring solution for any organisations responding to the Ebola Outbreak.
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    29 **Info to collect**
     29==== Info to collect ====
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    3131Contact tracing depends on methodical data collection and logistics. WHO Guidelines describe a 3 elements that should be captured by this module:
     
    41413. Contact followup
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    43 **Needs**
     43==== Needs ====
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    4545* Identify and digitize a suitable case investigation form
    4646* Review and incorporate Nigerian tracing methodology
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    48 ** Problems **
     48==== Problems ====
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    5050How do we get the ongoing data into the system?
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    52  * Cases
    53  * Contact Persons
    54  * Contact Monitoring Updates
     51* Cases
     52* Contact Persons
     53* Contact Monitoring Updates
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    5655The volunteers assessing the data do not carry around laptops, let alone are they connected to the internet. They currently use paper forms to report, which then need to be manually entered into the database after they returned to base. They do have mobile phones, though.
     
    5857A key improvement to this process would be to allow mobile transmission of the data directly into the database, and notify field workers about new cases/contacts via mobile.
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    60 **Resources**
     59==== Resources ====
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    6261* WHO guidelines for Ebola (Sept 2014) http://www.who.int/csr/resources/publications/ebola/contact-tracing-during-outbreak-of-ebola.pdf?ua=1
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    6462* Nigeria Ministry of Health http://www.ebolaalert.org/SOPct.pdf
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    6664There has been a lot of interest in the effectiveness of the Nigerian contact tracing effort, please see
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    68 ** http://www.businessinsider.com/what-scientists-do-when-they-find-ebola-2014-10
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    70 ** http://news.yahoo.com/nigeria-contains-ebola-us-officials-want-know-more-174923144.html
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    72 ** http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/01/health/ebola-outbreak-in-nigeria-appears-to-be-over.html?_r=0
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    74 ** http://www.tribune.com.ng/news/news-headlines/item/15045-ebola-we-uncovered-96-high-risk-cases-through-contact-tracing-rivers-govt
     65* http://www.businessinsider.com/what-scientists-do-when-they-find-ebola-2014-10
     66* http://news.yahoo.com/nigeria-contains-ebola-us-officials-want-know-more-174923144.html
     67* http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/01/health/ebola-outbreak-in-nigeria-appears-to-be-over.html?_r=0
     68* http://www.tribune.com.ng/news/news-headlines/item/15045-ebola-we-uncovered-96-high-risk-cases-through-contact-tracing-rivers-govt
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