Recommendations for UN Personnel - ZIKA
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Recommendations for UN Personnel - LASSA FEVER
Ebola Virus Disease (EVD)
Ebola virus disease (also known as Ebola hemorrhagic fever) is a highly contagious and deadly disease that periodically causes outbreaks in several African countries. People can get EVD through direct contact with an infected animal (bat or nonhuman primate) or the blood and bodily fluids of a sick or dead person infected with Ebola virus.
Information for UN Staff
The UN Division of Healthceare Management and Occupational Safety and Health (DHMOSH) maintains several webpages which provides UN personnel with information on specific diseases that may find beneficial. Each section provides you with an overview of the disease, links to helpful resources and some include specific recommendations from the UN Medical Directors on what you can do to protect yourself and your loved ones against the disease.
Last Updated: 19 June 2017
Cholera is a highly infectious, but easily treatable diarrheal disease that is caused by ingestion of food or water contaminated with the bacterium Vibrio cholerae.
Posted: Monday, 18 June 2012, New York | Author: iSeek/Mingxia Xu, Department of Management