Acronyms Used in the Exhibit

ASPR              Assistant Secretary of Preparedness and Response (U.S. Health and Human Services)

CARE Kit        Check and Report Ebola kit (CDC)

CCC                Community Care Center

CDC                Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)

DART              USAID Disaster Assistance Response Team

DERC              Western District Ebola Response Center (Sierra Leone)

DRC                Democratic Republic of Congo

ELWA              Eternal Love Winning Africa hospital, Monrovia, Liberia

EOC                Emergency Operation Center

ETC                 Ebola Treatment Center

ETU                 Ebola Treatment Unit

EVD                Ebola virus disease

FDA                 Food and Drug Administration (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)

FEMA              U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency

FETP               Field Epidemiology Training Program

GMTF              CDC’s Global Migration Task Force

GRASP           CDC’s Geospatial Research, Analysis and Services Program

ICU                  Intensive Care Unit

IFRC               International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

IMC                 International Medical Corps

IMS                 Incident Management System

IPC                  Infection Prevention and Control

KAP                 Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices

KGH                Kenema General Hospital (Sierra Leone)

LRN                 Laboratory Response Network (U.S.)

MMU               Monrovia Medical Unit (Liberia)

MSF                Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders)

MMWR            Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (CDC)

NERC              National Ebola Response Center (Sierra Leone)

NETEC            National Ebola Training and Education Center (U.S.)

NGO                Non-governmental organization

NIH                  National Institutes of Health (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)

OSM                OpenStreet Map

PAPR              Powered air purifying respirator

PHEIC             Public Health Emergency of International Concern (WHO)

PPE                 Personal protective equipment

RING               Recognize ill traveler, Isolate, Notify and Give support (CDC)

RITE                Rapid Isolation and Treatment of Ebola

SCDU              Emory Hospital’s Serious Communicable Disease Unit (Atlanta)

SMAC             Social Mobilisation Action Consortium (Sierra Leone)

STEP              Surveillance Training for Ebola Preparedness

STRIVE           Sierra Leone Trial to Introduce a Vaccine Against Ebola

TCC                The Carter Center

UN                   United Nations

UNICEF          United Nations Children's Fund 

UNMEER        United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response

USAID             United States Agency for International Development

WFP                World Food Programme

WHO               World Health Organization

1. Introduction
Acronyms Used in the Exhibit