ThoughtWorks, in partnership with Save the Children, has developed an open-source and adaptable electronic medical record (EMR) system to facilitate the rapid collection of high-quality patient data under stressful and potentially dangerous conditions, thereby replacing often dangerous paper-based systems.
A six-foot security fence surrounds Gbanger sports stadium in Bong County, Liberia. It separates Ebola ‘contacts’ (those who don’t have symptoms but have been in direct contact with Ebola patients) from the villagers nearby.
By Clara Hawkshaw, Kerry Town ETC Training Officer
It wasn’t until I arrived at Save the Children’s Ebola Treatment Centre (ETC) in Kerry Town that I fully appreciated how big it was and how many people were involved in making sure that it is run safely.
Over 600 national and more than 100 international staff work in this specialist medical centre 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Save the Children today published the summary findings and recommendations of the independent review into how volunteer NHS nurse Pauline Cafferkey may have contracted Ebola.
Pauline Cafferkey worked at the Save the Children Ebola Treatment Centre (ETC) at Kerry Town, Sierra Leone for nearly three weeks, from 7 December 2014 until she left the country to return to the UK on 28 December.
Save the Children International is a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales with company number 3732267 and a charity registered in England and Wales with charity number 1076822. Its registered office is St Vincent House, 30 Orange Street, London, WC2H 7HH