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Village Health Workers: Considering Their Potential Role in the Current Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Outbreak
An overview of the Ebola virus disease (EVD) in the current outbreak was discussed. The void created by the loss of health care workers and the increased need for village health workers (VHWs) was highlighted. The ...
The Political Economy of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in West African Countries
(International Archives of Medicine, 2015)
The Ebola virus disease (EVD) was first reported to have been identified in Africa in 1976 when it occurred in south Sudan and Zaire (now Democratic Republic of Congo). Its first occurrence in West Africa was in a 1994 ...