Operational Research during the Ebola emergency
Emerging Infectious Diseases With this research Médecins sans frontières (MSF) showed that implementation/ operational research is an appropriate method for an emergency medical organization. From the beginning on, MSF nested the operational/implementation research within its emergency response. Research questions were mainly determined by volunteers returning from the field, who had first-hand knowledge of the immediate issues facing teams in the field (Emerging Infectious Diseases, volume 23, number 7, pp. 1057-1062, July 2017) (Photo: Global Panorama/flickr, CC BY-SA 2.0).