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close this bookCommunicable Disease Control in Emergencies - A Field Manual (WHO - OMS, 2003, 223 p.)
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View the documentANNEX 1: WHO REFERENCE VALUES FOR EMERGENCIES
View the documentANNEX 2: SAMPLE HEALTH SURVEY FORMS
View the documentANNEX 3: NCHS/WHO NORMALIZED REFERENCE VALUES FOR WEIGHT FOR HEIGHT BY SEX
View the documentANNEX 4: SAMPLE WEEKLY SURVEILLANCE FORMS
View the documentANNEX 5: RECOMMENDED CASE DEFINITIONS
View the documentANNEX 6: OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION FORMS
View the documentANNEX 7: ORGANIZATION OF AN ISOLATION CENTRE
View the documentANNEX 8: BASIC LABORATORY SERVICES
View the documentANNEX 9: LABORATORY INVESTIGATION KIT
View the documentANNEX 10: TREATMENT GUIDELINES
View the documentANNEX 11: MANAGEMENT OF THE CHILD WITH COUGH OR DIFFICULTY IN BREATHING6
View the documentANNEX 12: ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT OF DIARRHOEA
View the documentANNEX 13: FLOW CHARTS FOR SYNDROMIC MANAGEMENT OF SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS
View the documentANNEX 14: SAMPLE HEALTH CARD
View the documentANNEX 15: LIST OF WHO GUIDELINES ON COMMUNICABLE DISEASES
View the documentANNEX 16: LIST OF PUBLISHERS
View the documentANNEX 17: GENERAL REFERENCES

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Edited by Máire Connolly, WHO/CDS.

Rick Brennan (IRC), Philippe Calain (WHO/CPE), Michelle Gayer (WHO/CPE), Tim Healing (Merlin), Myriam Hennkens (MSF), Jean Long (Trinity College Dublin), Serge Male (UNHCR), Maria Neira (WHO/CPE), Agostino Paganini (UNICEF), Jean Rigal (MSF), Mike Ryan (WHO/CSR), Peter Salama (CDC), Paul Spiegel (CDC), Mike Toole (Macfarlane Burnet Centre for Medical Research and Public Health) and Ron Waldman (Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University) contributed extensively to the development of the document.

The following people contributed to the development and review of this manual and their input is gratefully acknowledged:

Samira Aboubaker (WHO/CAH), Nathalie Agata (WHO/Ethiopia), Roberta Andraghetti (WHO/CSR), Ray Arthur (WHO/CSR), O. Babu-Swai (UNHCR, Kenya), Andrew Ball (WHO/HIV), Claudio Beltramello (WHO/CPE), Sylvie Briand (WHO/CSR), Nan Buzard (Sphere Project), Claire-Lise Chaignat (WHO/CSR), Claire Chauvin (WHO/VAB), Denis Coulombier (WHO/CSR), Charles Delacollette (WHO/RBM), Mike Deppner (UNHCR, Uganda), Philippe Desjeux (WHO/CPE), Hans Everts (WHO/VAB), Albis Francesco Gabrielli (WHO/CPE), Bernardus Ganter (WHO/EURO), Antonio Gerbase (WHO/HIV), Robin Gray (WHO/EDM), Tom Grein (WHO/CSR), Malgosia Grzemska (WHO/STB), Pierre Guillet (WHO/CPE), Zoheir Hallaj (WHO/EMRO), Max Hardiman (WHO/CSR), Christopher Haskew, (WHO/CPE), Mary Healy (Trocaire, Ireland), Ana Maria Henao-Restrepo (WHO/VAB), Brad Hersh (WHO/VAB), David Heymann (WHO/CDS), Gottfried Hirnschall (WHO/HIV), Jose Hueb (WHO/PHE), Yvan Hutin (WHO/VAB), Jean Jannin (WHO/CPE), Vijay Kumar (WHO/SEARO), Joel Lagoutte (ICRC, Geneva), Daniel Lavanchy (WHO/CSR), Dominique Legros (Epicentre), Alessandro Loretti (WHO/EHA), Paul Lusamba-Dikassa (WHO/AFRO), Chris Maher (WHO/VAB), Frédérique Marodon (WHO/CSR), Zahra Mirghani (UNHCR, Geneva), Lulu Muhe (WHO/CAH), Mike Nathan (WHO/CPE), Hitoshi Oshitani (WHO/WPRO), Brian Pazvakavambwa (WHO/HIV), William Perea (WHO/CSR), Pierre Perrin (ICRC), Aafje Rietveld (WHO/MAL), Guenael Rodier (WHO/CSR), Cathy Roth (WHO/CSR), Maria Santamaria (WHO/CSR), Akihiro Seita (WHO/EMRO), Khalid Shibib (WHO/EHA), Eigil Sorensen (WHO/DPRKorea), John Tabayi (UNHCR, Ethiopia), Nadia Teleb (WHO/EMRO), Jan Theunissen (WHO/EURO), Michel Thuriaux, (WHO/CSR), A. Tijtsma (UNHCR, Geneva), Kaat Vandemaele (WHO/CSR), Claude de Ville de Goyet (WHO/PAHO), Zita Weise Prinzo (WHO/NHD), Brad Woodruff (CDC, Atlanta), Nevio Zagaria (WHO/CPE).

WHO would like to acknowledge the Government of Ireland for its support in the development of this manual.