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EU/ECHO/Martin Karimi | CC BY-ND 2.0
Case studies
UNICEF/Dejongh
Field Notes

“Hunger will kill us before the coronavirus does!”

Africa is particularly vulnerable to the coronavirus and the effects of restrictions.
Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
2020
UNICEF/Shadid
blog

How the ‘disease of the radio’ is the next burden impacting the lives of those on the Uganda-DRC border

8th April 2020
The standard WHO model of response can be experienced very, very differently in a remote Ugandan village.
UN0264159/UNICEF
Briefings

Cross-Border Dynamics and Healthcare in West Nile, Uganda

Key considerations concerning cross-border dynamics and health structures and behaviours in the West Nile sub-region of north-west Uganda.
SSHAP
2019
UNICEF/UN0229875/Naftalin
Briefings

Uganda-DRC Cross-Border Dynamics fr

This brief summarises key considerations concerning cross-border dynamics between Uganda and DRC, including surveillance and community engagement.
SSHAP
2018
UNICEF/UNI37736/Vitale
Background Reports

The Pygmy Mimic

The Pygmy mimic is an extremely persistent colonial trope that continues to inform contemporary anthropological understandings of Africa’s Pygmy populations. Mimicry is now understood as being a key component of the social reproduction of a distinct Pygmy way of being.…
2016
UNICEF/UN010146/Ayene
Background Reports

Rift Valley Fever: A Survey of Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practice of Slaughterhouse Workers and Community Members in Kabale District, Uganda

Rift Valley Fever virus (RVF) is a zoonotic virus in the Phenuiviridae family. RVF outbreaks can cause significant morbidity and mortality in humans and animals. Following the diagnosis of two RVF cases in March 2016 in southern Kabale district, Uganda,…
PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases
2017
UNICEF/UN035979/LeMoyne
Briefings

Knowledge and Practices Related to Plague in an Endemic Area of Uganda

Plague is a virulent zoonosis reported most commonly from Sub-Saharan Africa. Early treatment with antibiotics is important to prevent mortality. Understanding knowledge gaps and common behaviors informs the development of educational efforts to reduce plague mortality. Methods A multi-stage cluster-sampled…
International Journal of Infectious Diseases
2017
UNICEF/UNI166988/Jallanzo
Background Reports

Knowledge and Attitude towards Ebola and Marburg Virus Diseases in Uganda Using Quantitative and Participatory Epidemiology Techniques

Uganda has reported five (5) Ebola virus disease outbreaks and three (3) Marburg virus disease outbreaks from 2000 to 2016. Peoples’ knowledge and attitude towards Ebola and Marburg virus disease impact on control and prevention measures especially during outbreaks. We…
PLOS
2017
UNICEF/Kesner
Background Reports

Infection Control During Filoviral Hemorrhagic Fever Outbreaks: Preferences of Community Members and Health Workers in Masindi, Uganda

Interviews were conducted with health workers and community members in Masindi, Uganda on improving the acceptability of infection control measures used during an Ebola outbreak. Measures that promote cultural sensitivity and transparency of control activities were preferred and should be…
Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
2010
UNICEF/UNI141539/Matas
Background Reports

Where Are The Girls? Girls in Fighting Forces in Northern Uganda, Sierra Leone and Mozambique: Their Lives During and After War

This study contributes to what is currently known about the experiences of girls in fighting forces as distinct from those of boys. It is meant to assist policymakers in developing policies and programs to help protect and empower girls in…
International Centre for Human Rights and Democratic Development
2004
UNICEF/UN02561/Schermbrucker
Evidence Reviews

Challenges of Post-Conflict Recovery!

This document highlights on issues of Peace Recovery Development Plan (PRDP) and health service delivery in northern Uganda.The report reviews an assessment surrounding the recent influx of asylum seekers and refugees from South Sudan to Uganda and summarises its key…
Refugee Law Project
2012
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