The W. H. One Of The World Health Organization
Since the creation of organization, the W.H.O has been dealing with many global diseases outbreaks such as Smallpox, Polio, HIV/AIDS, SARS, and Ebola.
One of the most latest global diseases outbreak is Ebola in West Africa. Ebola is a rare disease that caused by the Ebola virus which attack the cell body. It is a negative stranded RNA virus which derived from the Filoviridae family (3). Ebola virus can be transmitted directly through blood or other body fluids such as vomit, urine, semen, and breast milk, of infected person or indirectly by the objects that has been contaminated by body secretion. However, it cannot be spread through the air (3, 4). The virus is difficult to detect since the early symptoms are often seen as similar to those with malaria and typhoid fever’s patients (4). The time from exposure to infect is ranging from 2-21 days but the most common is 8-10 days (3, 5). The symptoms are included high fever, server headache, muscle pain, vomit, diarrhea, bruising, stomach pain and unexpected bleeding (5). The virus can be detected in blood through laboratory exams, only after a few days after symptoms begin. These exams included: …show more content…
E-health is referring to health services communication and health information which delivered through internet or related technologies (8). The World health organization has been use information and communication technologies to improve, provide and develop ways to prevent and protect against Ebola. Now a days, many individuals use internet as their sources to obtain health and medical information which is called consumer health information. As a way to spread information about Ebola virus, the world health organization has provide general facts information on Ebola such as history, sign and symptoms, transmission, prevention, risk of exposure, diagnose, and treatment for improve individuals’ knowledges under its own website. The organization also provide an update on the results of the outbreak, the works that they have done to prevent Ebola, in West African countries, as well as the