IOM’s National Ebola Training Academy has now trained 5,663 health care workers as of 4 April. Next week the Infection Prevention and Control mobile training team will travel to Kamakwe in northern Bombali.
IOM’s implementation partner, Wellbody Alliance, reached 356 villages with community meetings and discussed Ebola with 1,852 households in Kono district. Community Health Workers are playing a critical role in responding to the measles outbreak in 4 Kono chiefdoms. In addition to receiving clinician-led measles training and providing information in preparation for Vitamin A distribution, they will be accompanying clinicians during their visits to Peripheral Health Units to share information about measles care with staff and community leaders.