Accession Number : ADA254536
Title : Maintenance Support of a Field Station in Sierra Leone, West Africa.
Descriptive Note : Final rept. 14 Jun 91-14 Apr 92,
Corporate Author : CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL ATLANTA GA
Personal Author(s) : Mahy, Brian W
Report Date : 01 May 1992
Pagination or Media Count : 48
Abstract : The Lassa Fever Research Project has been operating in Sierra Leone, west Africa, since 1976 as a collaborative project of the Sierra Leone Ministry of Health, Centers for Disease Control, and the United States Army Medical R&D Command, USAMRIID. The Project has studied Lassa fever and the epidemiology of the virus in the Eastern Province with study sites in three locations. During this funding period, two Hospitals have been the focus of clinical activity, Nixon Memorial Hospital in Segbwema and later, Panguma Catholic Hospital in Panguma.
Descriptors : *HOSPITALS , *EPIDEMIOLOGY , *LASSA FEVER , MAINTENANCE , CONTROL , STATIONS , UNITED STATES , HEALTH , FEVERS , AFRICA , SITES , VOLUNTEERS , DISEASES , ANIMALS , ARMY
Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE