7.4 Intervention report

When the intervention is over, write an accurate, concise and structured report. It should contain the following elements:

1. Context
– Measles situation in the country
– Demographic data for the affected population

2. Epidemiology
– Description of the surveillance system
– Description of the outbreak

3. Outbreak response
– Preparation
– Interaction/coordination with the different actors
– Initial evaluation/investigation
– Epidemiological surveillance
– Laboratory confirmation and surveillance
– Patient care
– Vaccination

4. Cost

5. Evaluation of the response

6. Recommendations

7. Appendices
– Map
– Detailed tables
– Graphs
– Protocols
– Information or documents of interest