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Treatment boot camp

5 Oct, 2014

International aid workers recruit survivors to give courses to medical workers. Shevan Jacob, a WHO trainer who worked on previous Ebola outbreaks in Uganda and the DR Congo:

We tell the health workers that our role here is to protect and save lives … Many are afraid, they all have lost colleagues to the disease

Training takes two weeks including three days of theory classes, two days in a mock ETU, and working for five days in a real unit with a mentor.