Practitioners of traditional medicine – the first port of call for 80% of Guineans – could be invaluable in helping fight other killer diseases, such as malaria.
This brief draws on social science literature and informal interviews with experts to illustrate that vaccine hesitancy is complex and context-specific, and often reflects diverse, everyday anxieties. It proposes strategies to guide actors involved in vaccine development, communication and deployment…
Boosting vaccine confidence requires far more than simply providing information.
RCCE Strategies to Overcome COVID-19 Fatigue in the Eastern Mediterranean, Middle East and North Africa
This brief synthesises evidence published by UNICEF on social and cultural influences for sustained COVID-19 prevention and risk reduction behaviours in the Eastern Mediterranean / Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
Mental health research in response to the COVID-19, Ebola, and H1N1 outbreaks: A comparative bibliometric analysis
This study uses bibliometric analyses to assess the mental health research output related to the COVID-19 pandemic and compare it to that of the West Africa Ebola and H1N1 outbreaks.