Bizzell Awarded CDC Ebola Contract

At Bizzell, we are committed to improving the health and well-being of people around the globe. In our pursuit to support agencies, organizations, and other entities who are equally devoted to making a positive impact, our firm was awarded the DRC Ebola Response 2019 contract earlier this year. Funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Bizzell provides experienced technical and medical guidance for CDC staff and locally employed staff in Ebola-affected DRC. Our staff works closely with and supports the activities of the Center for Global Health, Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, the Ebola Coordination Team and the DRC Country Team to provide technical and medical support. Specifically, Bizzell staff provide:

· Technical guidance on surveillance and contact tracing* and management of associated data pertaining to Ebola response efforts

· Mentoring and training to junior CDC staff on associated Ebola surveillance, contact tracing* and data management and evaluation activities

· Guidance on infection prevention control and Ebola triage case assessment efforts

· Perform field evaluations, in North Kivu and Ituri Provinces, of associated Ebola activities with appropriate security provisions

*Contact tracing: the process of identifying persons who may have come into contact with an infected person and subsequent collection of further information about these contacts*

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