Ngozi A. Erondu

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We report on an Ebola virus disease (EVD) survivor who showed Ebola virus in seminal fluid 531 days after onset of disease. The persisting virus was sexually transmitted in February 2016, about 470 days after onset of symptoms, and caused a new cluster of EVD in Guinea and Liberia.
and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Objective This presentation shares findings of a cost and performance evaluation of the meningitis surveillance system in Chad. We will also present methods used to design an operational standard for meningitis surveillance in Chad and a cost extrapolation model for other(More)
reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Objective To develop a toolset to monitor and assess laboratory biosafety program performance and cost Introduction Laboratory biosafety – a component of biosecurity – has specific elements that together, comprise a facility's capability to both protect employees and the surrounding(More)
and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Objective This presentation aims to discuss the need and share the results from an international, multidisciplinary mission to assess public health surveillance (PHS) in Sudan and develop a plan of action (PoA) to strengthen PHS through integration. We will present the findings of(More)
BACKGROUND The introduction of serogroup A meningococcal conjugate vaccine in the African meningitis belt required strengthened surveillance to assess long-term vaccine impact. The costs of implementing this strengthening had not been assessed. METHODOLOGY The ingredients approach was used to retrospectively determine bacterial meningitis surveillance(More)
reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Objective To conceive and develop a model to identify gaps in public health surveillance performance and provide a toolset to assess interventions , cost, and return on investment (ROI). one of the eight core capacities is public health surveillance. In May 2012, despite a concerted(More)
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