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Promote Care-Seeking

How might we ensure that communities receive and respond to timely, accurate and actionable information about Ebola prevention and treatment?

How might we ensure that communities receive and respond to timely, accurate and actionable information about Ebola prevention and treatment? How might we dispel myths and misconceptions that discourage response to outreach and surveillance with healthcare authorities?
 
Let's try and develop solutions that enhance behavior change and encourage care-seeking. What could we learn from past solutions that might be applicable to this situation?

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Through an MBA project, I was on the ground in Liberia in March of this year (less than 2 weeks before Ebola crossed the border into Liberia) helping the JFK Medical Center develop a public awareness campaign for the public to seek health care servic

Through an MBA project, I was on the ground in Liberia in March of this year (less than 2 weeks before Ebola crossed the border into Liberia) helping the JFK Medical Center develop a public awareness campaign for the public to seek health care servic

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Ebola is spread via human secretions like blood, sweet, tears, saliva, etc. So the main approach to stopping this from spreading is to cover as much of your body as possible. It is important in situations like this, that you want to have very minimum

Ebola is spread via human secretions like blood, sweet, tears, saliva, etc. So the main approach to stopping this from spreading is to cover as much of your body as possible. It is important in situations like this, that you want to have very minimum

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TelePresence for Healthcare helps connect people across regional or global locations for training, consultation, and specialized collaboration. With this solution, you can:
•Create immersive, face-to-face communication experiences
•Provide easy acc

TelePresence for Healthcare helps connect people across regional or global locations for training, consultation, and specialized collaboration. With this solution, you can: •Create immersive, face-to-face communication experiences •Provide easy acc

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I consider myself as a resource partner to the Ebola challenge. I was selected to test a new wearable technology which involves broadcasting my intellectual property throughout all media and it reaches roughly about 6.1 billion people worldwide.

I consider myself as a resource partner to the Ebola challenge. I was selected to test a new wearable technology which involves broadcasting my intellectual property throughout all media and it reaches roughly about 6.1 billion people worldwide.

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I propose to create a super viral clip to explain the main safety instructions for Ebola prevention and treatment.

The recent release of Air New Zealand' new safety video with cameos from the Hobbit saga has been, again, a totally success.

A pr

I propose to create a super viral clip to explain the main safety instructions for Ebola prevention and treatment. The recent release of Air New Zealand' new safety video with cameos from the Hobbit saga has been, again, a totally success. A pr

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Some experts from  WHO said  transfusing blood from survivors to Ebola patients should be the best way to fight the disease .

Some experts from WHO said transfusing blood from survivors to Ebola patients should be the best way to fight the disease .

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Promoting care-seeking is essential and in urgent need to the healthcare of the infected people, however a large number of healthcare workers are not willing to go to the epidemic areas for consideration of their own health. And my suggestion is that

Promoting care-seeking is essential and in urgent need to the healthcare of the infected people, however a large number of healthcare workers are not willing to go to the epidemic areas for consideration of their own health. And my suggestion is that

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The number of children orphaned by Ebola is currently around 5000. There aren't enough orphanages that can house these children. Extended relatives are not taking survivor children due to the stigma/fear associated with having Ebola. Only othe

The number of children orphaned by Ebola is currently around 5000. There aren't enough orphanages that can house these children. Extended relatives are not taking survivor children due to the stigma/fear associated with having Ebola. Only othe

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