Health care workers indicate ill preparedness for Ebola Virus Disease outbreak in Ashanti Region of Ghana

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Annan, Augustina Angelina ; Yar, Denis Dekugmen ; Owusu, Michael ; Biney, Eno Akua ; Forson, Paa Kobina ; Okyere, Portia Boakye ; Gyimah, Akosua Adumea ; Owusu-Dabo, Ellis (2017)
  • Publisher: BioMed Central
  • Journal: BMC Public Health, volume 17 (issn: 1471-2458, eissn: 1471-2458)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1186/s12889-017-4474-6, pmc: PMC5461762
  • Subject: Research Article | Preparedness | RA1-1270 | Public aspects of medicine | Healthcare workers | Ebola Virus disease | Ghana
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Abstract Background The recent Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) epidemic that hit some countries in West Africa underscores the need to train front line high-risk health workers on disease prevention skills. Although Ghana did not record (and is yet to) any case, and several h... View more
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