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

This brief draws on academic and grey literature exploring how COVID-19 affects young people, as well as literature describing the pandemic response in Latin American and the Caribbean and other regions. It offers considerations on how to engage youth by…
UNICEF/UN0431147/Ryan Cortés

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

Key considerations for COVID-19 response and recovery in indigenous populations, with a particular focus on the Amazon region of South America

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 (3.179 confirmed cases up to the fifteenth week of 2018),…
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 norms, procedures and protocols to attend the affected families. The…
Institute of Development Studies

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 political realms of the Zika epidemic in Brazil. The study…
Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública
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- 2019). The goals, activities and outcomes slightly changed and advanced.
University of Brasilia
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 years old in primary health services in a Northeastern capital…
PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases