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Corona All Updates

Reading of Epidemiology Unit

1). Advices for high risk country returnees (Sinhala / Tamil / English / Chinese / Multilingual)

2). Corona Virus Infection  - Fact Sheet (English)

3). Corona Virus Infection  - Guideline (English)

4). New CORONA Virus - Press Release 26 - 01 - 2020 (Sinhala / Tamil / English)

5). Follow up Sheet and Combined Form For All REs (Sinhala)

6). Public Advised Form (Sinhala / English)

7). Information Leaflet to School Children - Corona (Sinhala)

8). Follow up of Sri Lankan Students/Nationals and other Foreign Nationals returning from high risk areas for ongoing Corona Virus Transmission (English)

9). COVID - 19 Case Investigation Form (English)

10). Novel Coronavirus (COVID - 19) advice for the Public Myth buster (Download)

11). Revision to interim summary guidelines for clinical management of patients with novel coronavirus COVID - 19 (Download)

12).  COVID - 19 Q & A (English / Sinhala)

13). COVID - 19 Poster (Sinhala)

14). Instructions to flight from China 10.2.2020 (English)

15). Follow-up-of-Sri-Lankan-Nationals-and-other-Foreign-Nationals-returning-from-high-risk-areas-for-ongoing-Corona-Virus (Download)

16). Bio safety corona virus MOH guide at lab february 2020 (Download)

17). MRI-corona virus-request-form 15/2/2020 (Download)

18). Samples-guide-SARS-CoV-2-MRI 3/2/2020 (Download)

19). Guidance for workplace preparedness for COVID - 19  Version - II (English)

20). Guidelines of Home Quarantine (Download)

21). Provisional Clinical Practice Guidelines on COVID-19 suspected and confirmed patients (Download)

22). Quarantine of high risk individuals for the control of COVID - 19 outbreak (Download)

23). Contact investigation and quaranting for COVID - 19 outbreak control (Download)

24). Circular for quarantine of high risk individuals (Download)

25). Strengthening of COVID - 19 Surveillance 2020-04-08 (Download)

26). Release of persons who have quarantined from the quarantine centers 2020-04-08 (Download)

27). Rational use of PPE and Infection prevention and control of COVID - 19 (Sinhala / Tamil / English)

28). Epidemiology Unit position on COVID-19 –SARS CoV-2 testing methods for diagnosis in outbreak control and prevention (Download)


 

Reading of World Health Organization

1). Interim-laboratory-guidance-version-final 2020-01-17 (English)

2). COVID -19 -home-care-infected-patients 2020-01-20 (English)

3). COVID -19-household-transmission-investigation-protocol-final 2020-01-25 (English)

4). COVID -19-Infection prevention and control during health care 2020-01-26 (English)

5). COVID -19 generic-Cases and contact investigation protocol-2019 - 2020-01-29 (English)

6). COVID -19 health-care-worker-protocol-v1  2020-01-31 (English)

7). COVID -19 global-surveillance  2020-01-31 (English)

8). COVID -19 advice-on-the-use-of-masks (English)

9). COVID -19 clinical-management (English)

10). COVID -19-ihr-emergency-committee-for-pneumonia-due-to-the-novel-coronavirus-press-briefing-transcript 2020-01-30 (English)

11). COVID -19- national-capacities-review-tool-for-a-novel-corona virus (English)

12). COVID -19- WHO -Situation report 11 (English)

13). COVID -19- 2019 WHO - Risk communication and community engagement (English)

14). COVID -19 WHO-biosafety-manual draft (English)

15). COVID -19 country distribution and distribution within the china as of 02-02-2020 (English)

16). Handbook for management public health events in board ships (Download)

17). Handbook for the management of public health events in air transport (Download)

 

2019 - nCoV Related Jounal Readings

1).  An interim review of the epidemiological characteristics (Download)

2). Arab 2020 Article Critical  Care Management Of Adults (Download)

3). Clinical characteristics of novel corona virus (Download)

4). Effectiveness of airport screening at detecting travellers (Download)

5). eurosurv-25-5-3 (Download)

6). eurosurv-25-6-1 (Download)

7). Global stocks of protective gear (Download)

8). Guo 2020 Article Old Weapon For New Enemy Drug Repurp (Download)

9). Initial Cluster of Novel Corona virus (COVID - 19) (Download)

10). Laboratory readiness and response for novel corona virus (Download)

11). Labs scramble to spot hidden corona virus infections (Download)

12). Li 2020 Article Bat Origin Of A New Human Corona virus (Download)

13). Liu 2020 Article Clinical And Biochemical Index esF (Download)

14). Rapid outbreak response requires trust (Download)

15). View of COVID - 19 Polite with children! (Download)

16). A novel corona virus outbreak of global health concern (Download)

17). Challenges to the system of reserve medical supplies for public (Download)

18). Incubation period and other epidemiological characteristics of COVID - 19 infections (Download)

19). Molecular and serological investigation of COVID - 19 (Download)

20). Outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (Download)


Reading of Other Sources

1). Lancet case series published on 24- 01-2020 (English)

2). Watch and Download  COVID - 19  related Video 01 (Download)

3). Watch and Download COVID - 19 related Video 02 (Download)

4). Watch and Download COVID - 19 related Video 03 (Download)

5). Can masks protect against the new corona virus infection - COVID - 19 related Video 04 (Download)

6). How is the new corona virus affecting people who get it - COVID - 19 related Video 05 (Download)

7). What can people do to protect themselves and others from getting the new corona virus - COVID - 19 related  Video 06 (Download)

8). What is the correct way to wear and dispose of masks - COVID - 19 related Video 07 (Download)

9). Why is it recommended to avoid close contact with anyone who has fever and cough - COVID - 19 related Video 08 (Download)

10). Novel coronavirus (COVID - 19) (Download)

11). COVID - 19 Q & A  By CDC (English)

12). Key consideration for repatriation and quarantine of travellers in relation to the outbreak of corona virus (English)

13).COVID - 19 Q & A Video (English)

 


Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 April 2020 20:28

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Immunization coverage assessment survey

 

Ebola Preparedness – Assessment in Sri Lanka

Polio Eradication Endgame Plan

 

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Working guideline for the management of patients having Ebola Virus Disease (EVD)

Diagnosis of Ebola virus disease (EVD)

Haematological investigations of Ebola Virus disease (EVD) suspected patients

Before conducting any haematological investigations on suspected   Ebola Virus disease (EVD) patients

Please contact,

  1. Epidemiology unit – 0112 695112, 0112 681548
  2. Dr. Sunethra Gunasena  (Consultant virologist ) Medical Research Institute(MRI) Colombo
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