Jhpiego Convenes Senior Clinicians in West Africa to Strengthen Infection Prevention and Control Measures against Ebola

Jhpiego Convenes Senior Clinicians in West Africa to Strengthen Infection Prevention and Control Measures against Ebola

Health workers in protective suits.

Baltimore, MD—Committed to preventing the spread of Ebola Virus Disease in West Africa, Jhpiego, an international health non-profit and Johns Hopkins University affiliate, is bringing together health officials and clinicians from across the region to Ghana for specialized training in infection prevention to prepare for future health emergencies. Jhpiego technical experts will hold two workshops

Protecting Health Workers in Liberia, Guinea and Nigeria

The Ebola crisis has dealt a devastating blow to West Africa, killing more than 4,900 people, overwhelming health systems and crippling the health workforce. As an international, nonprofit health organization dedicated to preventing the needless deaths of women and families, Jhpiego is working side by side with the governments of Liberia, Guinea and Nigeria to provide critical infection prevention and control (IPC) assistance to ensure that health workers are safe on the job and prepared to provide lifesaving care to women and families.