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EFFO-COE: Construction and training to fight HCID in Rwanda

EFFO - Center Of Excellence (EFFO-COE) is a project aimed at strengthening the skills of health care workers to respond effectively and safely to outbreaks of High-Consequence Infectious Diseases (HCIDs), such as Ebola Disease (EBOD).

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Center of Excellence: Construction works began

Center of Excellence: Construction works began

A milestone in Rwanda's emergency preparedness: Construction works for a high-level isolation began in Kigali. Along with the start of construction, a corresponding training programme for different target groups began in order to enhance clinical management capacities and to improve occupational safety.

Center of Excellence Construction: Kick-off meeting held

Center of Excellence Construction: Kick-off meeting held

A kick-off meeting was held on the ground plot in Masaka / Kigali, where the future Center of Excellence (CoE) is going to be constructed. EFFO-CoE project coordination as well as representatives from the construction company, construction supervision company and Rwanda Housing Authority were on-site (19.12.2023)

EFFO-Training Workshop was held in Kigali

EFFO-Training Workshop was held in Kigali

The purpose was the conception and design of the training strategy and future curriculum for the EFFO-Center of Excellence (01.12.2022)

Rwanda reactivates EFFO master trainers in response to EVD outbreak in Uganda

Rwanda reactivates EFFO master trainers in response to EVD outbreak in Uganda

To improve the response to the EVD outbreak in Uganda, EFFO-Master Trainers, initially trained in 2019, have been reactivated in Rwanda (13.10.2022)

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Usefull links

Usefull links

Find useful links about Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) and other High-Consequence Infectious Diseases (HCIDs) here.

Resources for EFFO Trainers

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Compilation of resources to inspire EFFO trainers.

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