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Volume 22, Number 12—December 2016
Conference Summary

Enhancement of Ebola Preparedness across Africa

Chloe E. MorozoffComments to Author , David M. Pigott, Osman Sankoh, Sandra Laney, and Simon I. Hay
Author affiliations: Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, Seattle, Washington, USA (C.E. Morozoff, D.M. Pigott, S.I. Hay); Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, Oxford, UK (D.M. Pigott, S.I. Hay); INDEPTH Network, Accra, Ghana (O. Sankoh); University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa (O. Sankoh); Njala University, Njala, Sierra Leone (O. Sankoh); Vulcan, Inc., Seattle (S. Laney)

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Table 2

Participants from 19 African countries and a variety of animal and human health backgrounds attended the Ebola workshop in Accra, Ghana, on February 25 and 26, 2016

Countries represented No. participants Participant sector (field of expertise)
Burundi 2 Government (animal health, public health emergency operations)
Cameroon 2 Government (animal health); nonprofit (animal health)
Central African Republic 2 Government (animal health); nonprofit (public health, infectious disease research)
Republic of Congo 2 Government (animal health); university hospital (human health)
Côte d’Ivoire 3 Government (animal health); nonprofit (public health disease surveillance)
Democratic Republic of the Congo 3 Nonprofit (biomedical research); university (public health, infectious disease research)
Ethiopia 3 Government (public health); university (public health)
Gabon 3 Government (animal health, public health)
Ghana 8 Government (animal health, public health, disease surveillance); university (veterinary medicine, zoonotic diseases); nonprofit (public health research)
Guinea 1 Government (public health, biostatistics)
Liberia 3 Government (public health, public health emergency operations); hospital (human health)
Malawi 3 Government (public health, animal health)
Nigeria 3 Government (public health); university (public health, animal health)
Sierra Leone 5 Government (public health emergency operations, animal health); non-profit (community health); university (environmental health)
South Sudan 1 Government (animal health)
Sudan 1 Government (animal health)
Tanzania 1 Nonprofit (public health research)
Togo 2 Government (animal health)
Uganda 3 Government (public health, infectious disease research, animal health)

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