Ebola: 5 Questions for a Frontline Healthcare Worker in Sierra Leone
Ebola is much more deadly, however a similar approach can be employed and Direct Relief has already sent an emergency air shipment of personal protective equipment (PPE) and life-saving medications to Sierra Leone and has more on the way to Liberia.
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One of the major ways to alleviate that would be the presence of more personal protective equipment and more sterile medical equipment in general. I know that the PPE — the personal protective equipment — is a major concern because there's a dearth ...
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Non-compliance with PPE standards is consistently listed as a top concern for safety professionals, as shown in the Kimberly-Clark workplace safety research since 2006. In fact, 2012 marked the sixth year that the study revealed a PPE non-compliance ...
Ebola - Obiano Orders 400 PPE for Anambra Health Workers
ONITSHA--Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State has ordered the state Ministry of Health to acquire at least 400 Personal Protective Equipment, PPE, to prevent health workers in the state from contacting the deadly Ebola virus. Commissioner for Health ...
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