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Social science support for COVID-19: Briefings from the Cellule d’Analyse en Sciences Sociales

The Cellule d’Analyse en Sciences Sociales (CASS) has drafted a set of briefing documents outlining key lessons learned from social sciences analyses during the DRC Ebola outbreak response, aiming to connect findings from the research conducted by the CASS with recommendations for supporting and improving the approach to tackling COVID-19 and its secondary impacts in Sub-Saharan […]


‘Here, we cannot practice what is preached’: experiences of COVID-19 in Zimbabwe

This blog was originally posted on the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine website and is reposted with their permission. “Since the lockdown in Zimbabwe was mandated beginning on March 30th, I take my daily walks to get out of the confines of my house. As the weeks progress, these walks have become…busier. Cars […]


Wednesday 18th March: Cebrap and IDS host virtual meeting on health inequalities and epidemics

The event “Facing Health Inequalities and Epidemics: lessons from the Brazilian experience for the global response to the Covid-19 pandemic” will take place virtually (web conference) on March 18, starting at 11:30 am (Brazil Standard Time) / 2:30pm (Greenwich Mean Time), on Cebrap’s YouTube . Moderator: Alex Shankland (IDS) Participants: Rômulo Paes (Fiocruz Minas), Isabele Bachtold (IDS / […]