Emergencies preparedness, response

Publications, technical guidance on Ebola


Surveillance strategy during Phase 3 of the Ebola response

November 2015 -- The goals of Ebola virus disease (EVD) surveillance during Phase 3 of the Ebola response are to promptly detect new, suspected EVD cases and deaths so as to trigger appropriate response, including rapid diagnosis, case isolation and management, contact tracing, safe burials, and the identification of transmission chains.

Ebola guidance documents

WHO, together with partners, has developed technical guidance and training materials that can be used by countries to further strengthen their capacities to prepare and respond to disease outbreaks, including Ebola virus disease, in accordance with the IHR (2005) core capacities requirements.

Recent publications