Operational. Op GRITROCK : the Royal Navy supports defence efforts to tackle Ebola
MetadataShow full item record
In response to what the World Health Organisation has declared “a public health emergency of international concern”(1), UK Defence has deployed around 800 personnel to support the Department for International Development (DfID) in the battle against Ebola virusdisease (EVD) in Sierra Leone. As part of this strategy, a twelve-bed EVD Treatment Unit (EVDTU) has been built and established on the Freetown peninsula, to provide reassurance to international and UK healthcare workers deploying to Sierra Leone. Alongside the EVDTU is an 80-bed Ebola treatment unit, run by Save The Children International, which provides medical care to Ebola victims from the community.
Rees , P , Ardley , C , Bailey , M , Dickson , S , Fletcher , T , Hinsley , D , Lamb , L & Nicholson-Roberts , T 2014 , ' Operational. Op GRITROCK : the Royal Navy supports defence efforts to tackle Ebola ' , Journal of the Royal Naval Medical Service , vol. 100 , no. 3 , pp. 228-230 .
Journal of the Royal Naval Medical Service
© 2017, Crown copyright. This work has been made available online in accordance with the publisher’s policies. This is the final published version of the work, which was originally published at http://www.jrnms.com/jrnms-2014-100-3
Items in the St Andrews Research Repository are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.