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UNICEF/UNI186564/Mugabe
Background Reports

The Social Dynamics of Infant Immunisation in Africa: Perspectives from the Republic of Guinea

Infant immunisation is currently a focus of national and global policy attention in relation to Africa as a key means to address ill-health and contribute to the Millennium Development Goals....
IDS
2006
UNICEF/UNI181858/de Mun
Briefings

The Pathology of Inequality: Gender and Ebola in West Africa

The international response to Ebola has been decried for being ‘too slow, too little, too late’. As well as racing to respond, we need to consider what has happened over...
IDS
2015
UNICEF/UNI182870/Bindra
Briefings

Ebola and Extractive Industry

The economic effects of the Ebola health crisis are slowly unfolding as the virus continues to affect Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea. The most important sector is mining as these...
IDS
2015
UNICEF/UNI167518/Jallanzo
Briefings

Ebola in West Africa Guinea: Resistance to the Ebola Response

Resistance to the Ebola response has been more widespread and more severe in Guinea, than in Liberia and Sierra Leone, with sometimes violent incidents. This is due to a complex...
ACAPS
2015
UNICEF/UNI181845/Irwin
Evidence Reviews

Guide to Community Engagement in WASH: A Practitioner’s Guide, Based on Lessons from Ebola

The Ebola response in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea demonstrated that community engagement is critical in responding to epidemics. This was not always a guiding principle in the fight against...
Oxfam
2016
UNICEF/UNI173706/Griggers
Evidence Reviews

Communication with Rebellious Communities during an Outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease in Guinea: An Anthropological Approach

This paper by Anoko J. N., reports on the success of a communication programme among 26 rebellious villages in Forest Guinea during fieldwork in June-July 2014. This was based on...
Ebola Response Anthropology Platform
2014
UNICEF/UNI171266/Bindra
Briefings

Helping Guinean Communities Fight Ebola

In May 2015, cases of Ebola began to appear in Tanene, Dubreka Prefecture, Guinea, an area that had previously been unaffected. To ensure the outbreak does not spread, WHO and...
WHO
2015
UNICEF/UNI171295/Bindra
Briefings

Guinea: Reopening Schools Safely – Partnering with Families and Communities

After many months of prolonged closure due to fear of Ebola transmission, schools have reopened in Guinea last month. WHO and partners have played a crucial role in preparing schools...
WHO
2015
UNICEF/UNI176269/La Rose
Briefings

Working with Communities in Gueckedou for Better Understanding of Ebola

International partners are supporting Gueckedou health authorities to implement response actions. Médecins Sans Frontières has established a treatment centre and ensures the transport of suspected cases. The Red Cross is...
WHO
2014
UNICEF/UNI171713/Griggers
Briefings

Ebola Diaries: Lessons from Previous Ebola Outbreaks Help with the Response in Guinea

Marie Claire Therese Fwelo Mwanza, a social mobilization expert with 27 years experience at WHO, helped end 5 of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) 7 Ebola outbreaks through effective...
WHO
2015
UNICEF/UNI182223/Bindra
Briefings

Social Stigma Compounds Desperate Poverty of Guinea’s Ebola Survivors

Shunned by their communities and unable to work, female survivors of Ebola in Guinea face profound hardship as they try to care for their families.
The Guardian
2016
UNICEF/UNI173876/Beukes
Briefings

Healers Cure Mistrust in Guinea’s Health System after Horrors of Ebola

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.
The Guardian
2016
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