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UNICEF/UNI196041/Grile
Evidence Reviews

Impact and Implications of the Ebola Crisis

Political impact and implications: Initial analysis suggests that governments’ poor management of the Ebola crisis has generated frustrations and exposed citizens’ lack of trust in their governments. The Ebola crisis...
2014
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/UNI177604/UNMEER Martine Perret
Briefings

Return of the Rebel: Legacies of War and Reconstruction in West Africa’s Ebola Epidemic

The spread of Ebola in West Africa centres on a region with a shared recent history of transnational civil war and internationally led post-conflict reconstruction efforts. This legacy of conflict...
IDS
2015
UNICEF/UN024528/La Rose
Briefings

Two Evaluations of Community Ebola Interventions, Two Different Results

This spring, when the team from the Ebola Response Anthropology Platform evaluated Community-Based Ebola Care Centres (CCCs) in Sierra Leone, one thing they constantly heard complaints about was human-resource management....
HEART
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/UNI167543/Jallanzo
Briefings

Diaspora Communications and Health Seeking Behaviour in the Time of Ebola: Findings from the Sierra Leonean Community in London

The Sierra Leonean diaspora was active in responding to the Ebola outbreak that hit Sierra Leone in March 2014, both by providing financial and material support, and through direct communication...
Ebola Response Anthropology Platform
2015
UNICEF/UNI167963/Dunlop
Briefings

Contextualising Ebola Rumours from a Political, Historical and Social Perspective to Understand People’s Perceptions of Ebola and the Responses to it

This briefing explores how rumours about Ebola in Sierra Leone influences people’s perception and response to Ebola, from the political, historical and social perspectives. Despite the efforts of the World...
Ebola Response Anthropology Platform
2015
UNICEF/UNI166995/Jallanzo
Evidence Reviews

Children’s Ebola Recovery Assessment: Sierra Leone

Nearly half the population of Sierra Leone is under the age of 18 years and the impact of the Ebola crisis on their lives now and on their future opportunities...
Save the Children
2015
UNICEF/Torrecilla
Briefings

Ebola Can Be Transmitted Sexually for Weeks After Recovery – Education is Crucial

Conflicting messages on the length of time that Ebola remains in semen after recovery make education and prevention confusing. We need to avoid mixed messages and focus on girls’ rights,...
The Guardian
2015
UNICEF/UNI167507/Jallanzo
Evidence Reviews

Village Responses to Ebola Virus Disease and its Prevention

The present document is the eighth and final report in a series presenting descriptive results of a survey of responses to Ebola and Ebola control in 26 villages in all...
Ebola Response Anthropology Platform
2015
UNICEF/UNI172243/Kesner
Briefings

Sierra Leone: Tracing Ebola in Tonkolili

When the Tonkolili District reported a new case of Ebola on 24 July 2015, it marked a change in the Sierra Leone Ebola response. A rapid response team was despatched...
WHO
2015
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