Ebola The fear coming from West Africa, Are we ready?

Ebola The fear coming from West Africa, Are we ready?

 Ebola hemorrhagic fever (Ebola HF) is one of numerous Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers. The recent epidemic started on March 22, 2014 raising awareness of the risk factors for infection and the protective measures that should be taken. Egypt Scholars as a non-profit organization that incorporates a wide spectrum of members working in different fields will provide a three online interactive lectures names:Ebola The fear coming from West Africa, Are we ready?

Ebola The fear coming from West Africa, Are we ready?

Ebola The fear coming from West Africa, Are we ready?

 We all know that the only way to reduce human infection and subsequent deaths is to prevent Ebola infections. Close unprotected physical contact with Ebola patients should be avoided. Appropriate use of personal protective equipment (including hand hygiene before putting on, and especially after taking off personal protective equipment) should be practiced when taking care of ill patients. The Recent cases of EHV outside the affected African countries raising the awareness for preparedness, active surveillance for the people coming from affecting countries to avoid future outbreak outside the West Africa can eliminate the new cases and new problem. Even the virus was discovered from around 28 years but still no vaccine or treatment produced for this virus some recent trials and even production for the Ebola vaccine and Ebola treatment without final FDA approval to overcome the outbreak and still the patient hydration is one of important keys to support the Ebola patients plus the Infection prevention and control measures to avoid any transmission to health care workers.

The three different online interactive lectures will cover almost all aspects of the Ebola virus which are all lectures will be presented 7:00 Pm Cairo Time (+2:00 UTC):

(1)- Introduction to Ebola Virus (Virus Specification, Disease Symptoms, Outbreak History) December 12th 2014

(2)- Preparedness (Recommended Ministry of Health Preparedness, Lessons from Other Countries, Role of People) December 19th 2014

(3)- Clinical Management (Proposed Treatment Plans, Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) measures) December 26th 2014

Remember it is free just join the online webinar by clicking on this link and choose the program and be on time, by the end of each lecture you can ask questions and you will get your answer.

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