Epidemic diarrhoeal disease preparedness and response. Training and practice. Participant’s manual

WHO/EMC/DIS/97/3 Rev 1


Epidemic diarrhoeal disease preparedness and response. Training and practice. Participant's manual

INTRODUCTION
PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES OF THIS TRAINING COURSE
TARGET GROUP AND TRAINING METHODS
CHAPTER 1: PREPAREDNESS AND DETECTION
SURVEILLANCE
CASE DEFINITIONS
OUTINE DATA COLLECTION AND REPORTING OF DIARRHOEA
TABLES AND GRAPHS
DETECTION OF OUTBREAKS
LABORATORY
SUPPLIES
TRAINING HEALTH WORKERS
HEALTH EDUCATION
EPIDEMIC CONTROL COMMITTEE
EPIDEMIC PREPAREDNESS PLAN
CHAPTER 2: RESPONSE
REPORTING: HOW TO REPORT DURING AN EPIDEMIC
PERSONS AND COMMUNITIES AT RISK
MOBILE CONTROL TEAMS
TEMPORARY TREATMENT CENTRES
IMPROVING CURRENT PRACTICE – HEALTH FACILITY STANDARDS
CHAPTER 3: CONTROL MEASURES
HEALTH EDUCATION MESSAGES
ENSURING A SAFE SUPPLY OF WATER
FOOD SAFETY
HAND-WASHING
ENVIRONMENTAL SANITATION
INEFFECTIVE CONTROL MEASURES
EXERCISE Y: Case study (Rivas District outbreak)
ANNEXES
Cholera treatment supplies per population
Dysentery treatment supplies per population
Health education messages
Cholera surveillance case definition
Chlorine levels in treated water
How to interpret and use the laboratory results
Mobile Control Teams
Food rules
Ventilated improved pit latrine

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