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Africa – Travel Time to Health Facilities and Viral Hemorrhagic Fever Outbreak Preparedness

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General Info
Provider 
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME)
Geography 
Angola (AGO)
Benin (BEN)
Botswana (BWA)
Burundi (BDI)
Cameroon (CMR)
Chad (TCD)
Congo (COG)
Djibouti (DJI)
Eritrea (ERI)
Ethiopia (ETH)
Gabon (GAB)
Guinea (GIN)
Kenya (KEN)
Lesotho (LSO)
Liberia (LBR)
Malawi (MWI)
Mali (MLI)
Namibia (NAM)
Niger (NER)
Nigeria (NGA)
Rwanda (RWA)
Senegal (SEN)
Somalia (SOM)
Sudan (SDN)
Gambia (GMB)
Togo (TGO)
Uganda (UGA)
Zambia (ZMB)
Zimbabwe (ZWE)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
07/2019 - 07/2019
Data type
Estimate:
  • Subnationally representative
Summary 

Country profiles were created for 43 sub-Saharan African countries highlighting travel times to the most accessible health facility from areas with Viral Hemorrhagic Fever (VHF) spillover event potential, travel times to the nearest at-risk location for VHFs, and an assessment of how travel times would change given new infrastructure in a country.

This dataset includes the following:

  • Three PDF files per country
    • Country-specific estimates of the travel times described above
    • Maps of the analysis stratified by facility type
    • Maps depicting the uncertainty around the modeled VHF spillover event potential estimates using differing thresholds
  • One PDF of tables of the travel times to the nearest at-risk location for any VHF from all hospitals in a country
  • Code files used to generate the estimates

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Citation
Publication year 
2019
Suggested citation 
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME). Africa – Travel Time to Health Facilities and Viral Hemorrhagic Fever Outbreak Preparedness. Seattle, United States: Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), 2019.
DOI 
https://doi.org/10.6069/ZQ8A-5T64