2000 - Acute haemorrhagic fever syndrome - Update 2
24 August 2000
Disease Outbreak Reported
A follow-up mission will leave for Herat, Afghanistan on 27 August to train local health care workers in barrier nursing techniques and infection control procedures. The team consists of an infection control nurse and infectious diseases physician from Switzerland. They will be working with WHO, Afghanistan, national public health officials and United Nations organizations and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) involved in health services in the area.