Marta Lado

Marta Lado Marta Lado

King´s Sierra Leone partnership, King´s Global Health Partners, Connaught Hospital, Freetown, Sierra Leone

 
Biography

Dr. Marta Lado works as the Infectious diseases Coordinator of the King´s Sierra Leone partnership, a branch of King´s Global Health partners (King´s College London), based in Freetown (Sierra Leone) since March 2014. She has worked during all the Ebola Virus disease (EVD) outbreak in West Africa, mainly in the frontline of an Ebola Unit (one of the first one in the country) as the doctor in charge but also as a consultant and advisor for the Case Management Pillar in the National Ebola Response Centre (NERC) of Sierra Leone and for the elaboration of the EVD guidelines of the World Health Organisation (WHO) for approach, management and control of Ebola. She is still working in the transition and reconstruction of the health care system in Sierra Leone besides she colaborates in the care of EVD survivors and the establishment of a free care package for survivors and the research about the disease and the post EVD syndrome.

 
Research Interest

 Ebola virus outbreaks, infectious diseases, epidemology