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UNICEF/UNI181855/de Mun
Briefings

Seven Things We Can Learn from the Ebola Epidemic in Uganda in 2000 – 2001

Diseases such as Ebola highlight the importance of a holistic focus on health systems, as opposed to assuming that health is the preserve and concern of health professionals alone. This...
HEART
2014
Evidence Reviews

Evaluation of Ebola Response – Uganda

In recent months Uganda has experienced three separate Viral Hemorrhagic Fever (VHF) outbreaks. Two Ebola outbreaks in the districts of Kibaale and Luwero and one Marburg event in Kabaale. URCS...
IFRC - International Federation of Red Cross/ Red Cresent Societies
2013
UNICEF/UN026527/Parry
Evidence Reviews

Health Epidemics Evaluation Report

In 2012 Uganda experienced many disease outbreaks including Measles, Ebola, Marburg and Nodding disease. Two Ebola outbreaks and one Marburg event were in quick succession and placed the Ministry of...
IFRC - International Federation of Red Cross/ Red Cresent Societies
2013
UNICEF/UNI169460/Douglas
Evidence Reviews

The First Mile: Community Experience of Outbreak Control during an Ebola Outbreak in Luwero District, Uganda

A major challenge to outbreak control lies in early detection of viral haemorrhagic fevers (VHFs) in local community contexts during the critical initial stages of an epidemic, when risk of...
BMC Public Health
2016
UNICEF/UN028257/Page
Briefings
Evidence Reviews

Zoonoses From Panic to Planning

This Rapid Response briefing from the Dynamic Drivers of Disease in Africa Consortium sets out recommendations for a new, integrated ‘One Health’ approach to zoonoses that moves away from top-down...
IDS
2013
UNICEF/UNI178340/Naftalin
Background Reports

Ebola in the Context of Conflict Affected States and Health Systems: Case Studies of Northern Uganda and Sierra Leone

Ebola seems to be a particular risk in conflict affected contexts. All three of the countries most affected by the 2014-15 outbreak have a complex conflict-affected recent history. Other major...
BioMed Central
2015
UNICEF/UN020389/Trong Quoc Nam
Evidence Reviews

Income and Malaria. Evidence from an Agricultural Intervention in Uganda

We exploit a spatial discontinuity in the coverage of an agricultural extension program in Uganda to causally identify its effects on malaria. We find that eligibility for the program reduced...
UNU-WIDER
2015
UNICEF/UN024069/Rich
Evidence Reviews

Changes in Climatic Factors and Malaria in Uganda

The study examines the relationship between climatic factors and reported malaria cases using data from 12 districts in Uganda over the period 2000-2011. A panel dataset comprising temperature, temperature standard...
UNU-WIDER
2014
UNICEF/UNI169659/Nesbitt
Briefings

NCDs in Humanitarian Crisis

Access to essential medications, such as insulin, must be improved and the impact of NCD preventive activities and preparedness for crisis further addressed. Although this seems an insurmountable task, the...
PLOS
2016
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...
Refugee Law Project
2012
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...
International Centre for Human Rights and Democratic Development
2004
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...
Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
2010
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