Improving Contact Tracing for Measles Outbreaks in the Americas

Project objective: To address recent large measles outbreaks in the Americas by improving contact tracing measures as follows: 1) Develop an electronic measles case tracing tool based on a reconfiguration of an existing WHO tool established for Ebola contact tracing, 2) Conduct a pilot testing of the reconfigured measles tool during a current measles outbreak, 3) Develop training materials including a case study based on a recent measles outbreak scenario, and 4) Develop an online training course.  

Disease and emergency response, Epidemiology training