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LSHTM. 2019. Infographic: Which interventions are used in disease outbreak response? Available from:

LSHTM. Emergency and epidemic data kit. Available from:

Surveillance Outbreak Response Management System. Digital solutions for mHealth and eHealth Surveillance. Available from:

Olu, OO et al. 2016. Incident management systems are essential for effective coordination of large disease outbreaks: Perspectives from the coordination of the Ebola outbreak response in Sierra Leone.

WHO. 2013. Emergency response framework. Available from:

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