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IOM Sierra Leone Ebola Response Situation Report Issue 19, 5 - 11 April 2015

Situation Report
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  • IOM’s National Ebola Training Academy has now trained 5,902 health care workers as of 11 April. Infection Prevention and Control mobile trainings were held for 25 healthcare workers in Kamakwe (8-10 April) at Wesleyan Hospital and 27 in Makeni (7-9 April) on swab handling, Bombali district. From 12-16 April, two mobile training teams will go to Bo to train 75 nurses and community health officers who are members of the District Health Management Team.

  • IOM’s 32 social mobilizers visited 10 communities in Western Area reaching 1,987 persons in 315 households. The mobilizers also led a ‘Community Engagement Meeting’. IOM will conduct a scoping mission to Kambia district on 15-16 April to learn more about the current response in Kambia; introduce IOM's approach to social mobilization and interim care kit distribution; identify key partners; and develop a strategy to move forward with supporting the response.