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Briefings

Ebola in West Africa: Impact on Health

The current Ebola outbreak in West Africa is by far the largest ever recorded, and already numbers more cases than all past Ebola epidemics combined. This Briefing outlines the overall impact on health.
ACAPS
2014
Briefings

Ebola in West Africa: Protection and Security

The lack of a prompt, robust, and efficient response to Ebola from the international community contributes to lack of trust in governments and exacerbates social tensions, increasing the possibility of profound unrest in these fragile countries.
ACAPS
2014
Briefings

Ebola in West Africa: Potential Impact on Food Security

A multidimensional and multi-sector approach is required to contain the outbreak of Ebola while safeguarding against a long-term food security crisis. 
ACAPS
2014
Case Studies

Ebola in West Africa: Impact on Health Systems fr

Fear of contracting EVD and mistrust of the health system has made people reluctant to seek treatment from health facilities, further impacting the health sector and increasing the risk of mortality and morbidity from otherwise treatable diseases. 
ACAPS
2015
Briefings

WASH in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone: The Impact of Ebola

This document summarises the baseline data on WASH available for Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone
ACAPS
2015
Briefings

Ebola outbreak in West Africa 22 months: on Key issues for recovery and preparedness

While surveillance and treatment efforts to stop the transmission and re-emergence of Ebola continue, the response is moving away from its emergency phase towards longer-term recovery and building a more resilient health system.
ACAPS
2015
Case Studies

Ebola outbreak in West Africa: Challenges to the reintegration of affected groups into communities

This report outlines the key challenges that Ebola survivors and their households, grieving families, orphans, quarantined people and frontline workers face as they reintegrate into their communities
ACAPS
2015
Briefings

Beyond a Public Health Emergency: Potential Secondary Humanitarian Impacts of a Large-Scale Ebola Outbreak

This report documents the secondary humanitarian problems and impacts of largescale Ebola outbreak on the different humanitarian sectors
ACAPS
2015
Briefings

Emergency Ebola Anthropology Network Advisory Brief: Culture and Clinical Trials fr

This advisory brief aims to provide anthropologically informed guidance to governmental and humanitarian actors involved in the Ebola response at local, national and international levels, about clinical trials for Ebola treatments, therapies and vaccines.
Emergency Ebola Anthropology Network
2015
Briefings

Burial/Other Cultural Practices and Risk of EVD Transmission in the Mano River Region

While this briefing note identifies arenas of particular significance with regard to burial practices, such practices are not standardised, are likely to change as social responses to Ebola evolve, and therefore need to be discussed on a locality by locality…
Ebola Response Anthropology Platform
2014
Briefings

Ebola and Older People in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea

The limited evidence available on age-disaggregated fatality rates of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) consistently highlights the poor survival rates of older people compared with young adults.
Ebola Response Anthropology Platform
2014
UNICEF/Torrecilla
Case Studies

Building a Community Health Worker Programme During the Ebola Outbreak in Sierra Leone fr

Case study looking into the challenge of a lack of trust and referrals to biomedical health care
SSHAP
2020
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