Risk perceptions of MSF healthcare workers on the recent Ebola epidemic in West Africa☆

@inproceedings{Sridhar2016RiskPO,
  title={Risk perceptions of MSF healthcare workers on the recent Ebola epidemic in West Africa☆},
  author={Shruti Sridhar and Philippe Brouqui and Jocelyn Fontaine and I. Perivier and P. Ruscassier and Phillipe Gautret and Isabelle R{\'e}gner},
  booktitle={New microbes and new infections},
  year={2016}
}
Healthcare workers (HCW) in general are considered to be at high risk during epidemics. Their training for Ebola provided by Médecins sans frontières (MSF) is presently based on imparting factual information, which does not necessarily translate into knowledge or appropriate practices. We aimed to understand the importance of risk perception during training. A total of 130 MSF-trained HCW traveling to Africa during the Ebola epidemic of 2014-2015 participated in this longitudinal cohort study… CONTINUE READING
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