In this blog, authors from a recent project invesitgating Mpox (formerly monkeypox) in Nigeria discuss the findings, and their implications for pandemic preparedness and future priorities.
This photo story explores how mpox is felt and understood by different people in Nigeria – including those with symptoms, the wider community and healthcare workers. It gives a snapshot of some of the themes from our research, though it’s…
This brief outlines the social considerations for responding to the recent outbreak of Monkeypox.
In 2022, the virus mpox was declared a public health emergency of international concern. From October 2022 to February 2023, a research team from the UK and Nigeria studied the recent story of mpox in Nigeria, and what it could…
This brief outlines specific considerations for monkeypox risk communication and community engagement (RCCE) in relation to the recent outbreak.
This presentation on the social dimensions of monkeypox was compiled by Hayley MacGregor and the WHO Social Science Technical Working Group for a meeting of the WHO R&D Roadmap.
Like all epidemics, Monkeypox is a social as well as a biomedical phenomenon. In this blog, SSHAP researchers reflect on the uncertainties of the outbreak with a social science lens.