Emergencies preparedness, response

Ebola event management at points of entry

Interim guidance


Event Ebola cover

Publication details

Number of pages: 11
Publication date: September 2014
Languages: English, Chinese, French, Spanish
WHO reference number: WHO/EVD/Guidance/PoE/14.1



The interim guidance document is intended for National Focal Points for the International Health Regulations, points of entry public health authorities, operators, conveyance operators, crew members and other stakeholders involved in the management of public health event.

The aim is to provide early detection of potentially infected persons; to assist in implementing WHO recommendations related to Ebola management; and to prevent the international spread of the disease while allowing authorities to avoid unnecessary restrictions and delays.

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