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Background Reports

Lockdowns and easing of restrictions: What can be done to adapt to local contexts and protect those who are vulnerable?

Early responses to COVID 19 in Africa were characterised by stringent public health and safety measures (PHSM). While these measures might have delayed or contained outbreaks, African countries now face...
SSHAP
2020
EVENT
16 November 2022
Event: Shifting Power in Pandemics
event

Event: Shifting Power in Pandemics

Shifting Power in Pandemics will present reflections from the Wellcome Trust-funded collaborative award, the Pandemic Preparedness Project and seek comment…
blog

5 choses que j’ai apprises grâce à la bourse SSHAP

2nd March 2023
English below Le fellowship de SSHAP (la plateforme des sciences sociales dans l’action humanitaire) vise à préparer les spécialistes des…
Journal Article

Private sector engagement in the COVID-19 response: experiences and lessons from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Nigeria, Senegal and Uganda

Private entities play a major role in health globally. However, their contribution has not been fully optimized to strengthen delivery of public health services. The COVID-19 pandemic has overwhelmed health...
BioMed Central
2022
Journal Article

A Situation Assessment of Community Health Workers’ Preparedness in Supporting Health System Response to COVID-19 in Kenya, Senegal, and Uganda

This paper reports a mixed methods study to assess the preparedness of Community Health Workers (CHWs) in supporting health system response in prevention and management of COVID-19 in Kenya, Senegal,...
SAGE Publications
2022

“Right tool,” wrong “job”: Manual vacuum aspiration, post-abortion care and transnational population politics in Senega

The “rightness” of a technology for completing a particular task is negotiated by medical professionals, patients, state institutions, manufacturing companies, and non-governmental organizations. This paper shows how certain technologies may...
2015

A History of Urban Planning and Infectious Diseases: Colonial Senegal in the Early Twentieth Century

This paper deals with the spatial implications of the French sanitary policies in early colonial urban Senegal. It focuses on the French politics of residential segregation following the outbreak of...
2011

A Qualitative Study on How Perceptions of Environmental Changes are Linked to Migration in Morocco, Senegal, and DR Congo

Environmental migration is a growing concern of academics and policymakers, who foresee a rise in the number of such migrants. However, most prevailing academic and policy discourses ignore the variety...
2022

A story of abandonment: settlements and landscape in the Niokolo-Koba National Park, Senegal

Environmental migration is a growing concern of academics and policymakers, who foresee a rise in the number of such migrants. However, most prevailing academic and policy discourses ignore the variety...
Cambridge University Press
2022

Accepted monitoring or endured quarantine? Ebola contacts’ perceptions in Senegal

During the 2014-2016 West Africa Ebola epidemic, transmission chains were controlled through contact tracing, i.e., identification and follow-up of people exposed to Ebola cases. WHO recommendations for daily check-ups of...
2017

Adding Scepticism About ‘Environmentality’: Gender Exclusion Through a Natural Resources Collectivization Initiative in Dionewar, Senegal

Research on the commons has demonstrated the capacity of local people to define efficient common resource management institutions and organizations that enforce them. However, little is still known about the...
2016

Caregivers’ perception of risk for malaria, helminth infection and malaria-helminth co-infection among children living in urban and rural settings of Senegal: A qualitative study.

The parasites causing malaria, soil-transmitted helminthiasis and schistosomiasis frequently co-exist in children living in low-and middle-income countries, where existing vertical control programmes for the control of these diseases are not...
2022
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