Evaluation of Early Warning, Alert and Response System for Ebola Virus Disease, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2018–2020
, Héloïse Lucaccioni, Michel Kalongo Ilumbulumbu, Jonathan Polonsky, Justus Nsio-Mbeta, Gaston Tshapenda Panda, Pierre Celeste Adikey, John Kombe Ngwama, Michel Kasereka Tosalisana, Boubacar Diallo, Lorenzo Subissi, Adama Dakissaga, Iris Finci, Maria Moitinho de Almeida, Debarati Guha-Sapir, Ambrose Talisuna, Alexandre Delamou, Stephanie Dagron, Olivia Keiser, and Steve Ahuka-Mundeke
Author affiliations: Institute of Global Health, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland (M. Keita, J. Polonsky, S. Dagron, O. Keiser); World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa, Brazzaville, Congo (M. Keita, A. Talisuna); European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Stockholm, Sweden (H. Lucaccioni, I. Finci); Ministère Provincial de la Santé, Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo (M.K. Ilumbulumbu, M.K. Tosalisana); World Health Organization, Geneva (J. Polonsky, L. Subissi); Ministère de la Santé, Direction Générale de la Lutte contre la Maladie, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (J. Nsio-Mbeta, G.T. Panda, P.C. Adikey, J.K. Ngwama); Ministère de la Santé, Direction Régionale de la Sante du Plateau central, Ziniaré, Burkina Faso (A. Dakissaga); Centre for Research on Epidemiology of Disasters, Research Institute on Health and Society, Université Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium (M.M. de Almeida, D. Guha-Sapir); Africa Center of Excellence (CEA-PCMT), University Gamal Abdel Nasser, Conakry, Guinea (A. Delamou); Institut National de Recherche Biomédicale, Kinshasa (S. Ahuka-Mundeke)
Figure 1. Organization of the Early Warning, Alert and Response System as used in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, August 2018–June 2020. Asterisk (*) indicates 1 negative result for a deceased suspected case-patient or 2 negative results within 72 hours for an alive suspected case-patient. ETC, Ebola treatment center.
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