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National Societies need to be better equipped to collect information in the field, analyse it and share it with other actors, to monitor changes and progress more effectively and improve their response to outbreaks and disasters.
The study suggests that deferral due to sojourn in endemic areas is having serious repercussions on blood banks.
Involving communities in the implementation of plans of action, listening to them and learning from their experiences is a key approach of the Zika response strategy developed in the region.
Salvadorian Red Cross’ volunteers and project coordinators carried out a field visit in Quezaltepeque to bring psychosocial support.
From 2014 to 2016, Ebola killed 11,000 people in West Africa, mainly in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. Red Cross volunteers and staff across West Africa worked around the clock to help halt the disease from spreading, including in the 10 neighbourin …