WHO facilitator guide on Psychological First Aid for Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak is a useful resource designed to orient support staff, volunteers and delegates responding to the epidemic and offering psychological first aid (PFA) to affected communities.

Ebola virus disease outbreaks have a significant impact on the well-being of those affected, their family, community members and the health workers treating people with Ebola. This guide focuses on psychological first aid, which involves humane, supportive and practical help to follow human beings suffering serious crisis events. The guidance has been written for people who help others during Ebola virus disease outbreaks.

Resource details

Publication: Epidemics & pandemics, External resources

Themes: Emergencies, Health

Language: Chinese, English, French

Year: 2014

File extension: PDF