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Public Health Experts Conclude Research Conducted at Heart of West Africa’s Ebola Outbreak Can Provide Valuable Guidance in Preparing for Future Emergencies

Public health specialists who engaged in research while responding to the 2014-2016 Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in West Africa have concluded that conducting such work in the midst of a major humanitarian crisis is both possible and can yield valuable guidance when preparing for future infectious disease outbreaks. The three experts, Adam Levine, Primary …

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Research Study: Using Wireless Patient Monitoring Technology to Fight Ebola

During the West Africa Ebola outbreak, International Medical Corps and Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI) tested the feasibility of a wireless patient monitoring system in providing real-time, remote monitoring of patient signs inside an Ebola treatment facility. The three-week trial took place in International Medical Corps’ Ebola Treatment Center (ETC) in Makeni, Sierra Leone and …

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Ebola Innovations

Ebola invariably caused deaths in the communities where it spread across Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, and elsewhere. It also brought about an unparalleled level of awareness of the disease and, consequently, a number of solutions to combat it effectively. Highlight™ stands out as a noteworthy discovery among the numerous initiatives devised by students and scholars …

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First Experimental Trial of Ebola Drug in Humans Shows Promising Results; International Medical Corps Plays Key Role in Study

The first controlled trial of an experimental Ebola drug on humans has produced promising results. Initial findings of the trial that ran through the second half of 2015 into January 2016 for the three-component antibody cocktail known as ZMapp showed that patients suffering from the potentially deadly Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) tolerated the drug well …

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Study Warns of Serious Mental Health Needs Among Women in South Darfur

A major study of displaced women in South Darfur by Dr. Lynn Lawry, Director of Evidence-based Research for International Medical Corps and co-authors Dr. Glen Kim and Rabih Torbay, International Medical Corps Vice President of International Operations, warns that while humanitarian aid has met some of their basic needs, women’s health and mental health remain …

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