Disease outbreaks can have a negative impact on the availability and use of critical health services. – VoICE
Key Concept

Key Evidence: During and after the Ebola epidemic in a hard-hit region of Guinea, the increasing trend of child vaccination coverage was reversed resulting in a significant decrease in coverage for most vaccines. Despite an uptick immediately following the end of the outbreak, the downward trend continued or plateaued for all vaccines.

Delamou A, El Ayadi AM, Sidibe S et al. 2017. Effect of Ebola virus disease on maternal and child health services in Guinea: a retrospective observational cohort study. Lancet Global Health. 5(4).
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