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Andre Borges | Agência Brasília
Background Reports

Women’s Reproductive Health Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices in Relation to the Zika Virus Outbreak in Northeast Brazil

The objective of this report is to assess knowledge, pregnancy attitudes and contraceptive practices in relation to the Zika virus outbreak in Brazil. They interviewed 526 women 18 to 49...
PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases

Lessons from the Zika epidemic: Institutional links for research on care, disability and public policies

12th June 2019
IDS researchers have recently been collaborating with the Centre for Cultures of Reproduction, Technology and Health (CORTH) and Brazilian institutions…
UNICEF/UN011564/Ueslei Marcelino

How do Women of Reproductive Age Perceive the Zika Virus, Future Vaccines, and Participation in Clinical Trials?

Field report of three funded research projects: a) FINATEC, the University of Brasília Research Foundation (2016-2017); b) Pro-IC, the University of Brasília’s scientific initiation fund (2016-2019); and c) CNPq (2016-...
University of Brasilia

The Implementation of Intersectoral Actions of Health and Social Assistance to Assist Children with Congenital Zika Syndrome in the State of Rio de Janeiro

This study is part of the set of projects supported by the ZIKAlliance Social Sciences Research Group, the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, which was established to investigate various historical, social and...
Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública
UNICEF/UN011574/Ueslei Marcelino

Social Assistance Responses to Zika Virus Epidemic in Brazil

The complex and unprecedented characteristics of the Zika epidemic in Brazil demanded national and local coordination, the intersection of public policies (e.g., health, social assistance, education) and the creation of...
Institute of Development Studies

Action Ethnography on Care, Disability and Health Policy and Administration of Public Service for Women and Caretakers of Zika Virus Affected Children in Pernambuco, Brazil

In Brazil, the Zika epidemic, a national and public health emergency declared in 2015, and in effect until early 2016, caused severe neurological damage to over three thousand newborn children...

Lessons from Brazil for the global response to COVID-19

26th March 2020
Epidemics and pandemics expose existing health inequities and all too often intensify them. Patterns of morbidity and mortality may disproportionately…
UNICEF/UN0431147/Ryan Cortés

Key Considerations: Indigenous Peoples in COVID-19 Response and Recovery ptes

Indigenous peoples have experienced heightened vulnerability during the COVID-19 pandemic and face disproportionately high COVID-19 mortality. To better address these vulnerabilities, it is critical to adapt COVID-19 programmes to the...

Key Considerations: Engaging Young People in Latin American and the Caribbean in the COVID-19 Response

The COVID-19 pandemic has profoundly affected young people across Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). Since 2020, young people in LAC have faced many challenges, including adjusting to virtual learning...