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Search within Cholera

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UNICEF/LeMoyne
Case studies

Participation with a Cholera-Exposed Population in Haiti: Finding their Own Solutions

Case study looking at the challenge of cholera in Haiti
SSHAP
2020
Evidence Reviews

Health-Seeking Behaviours in Sofala and Manica in Relation to Cyclone Idai Response

Rapid review question: What are the health-seeking and nutritional practices of the affected populations? How do they frame, understand and engage in prevention of cholera/AWD, malaria, measles/rubella (or vaccine preventable diseases); infant and child feeding and other relevant diseases? What…
SSHAP
2019
blog

Learning from crises: state-citizen relations in the time of cholera

19th February 2019
The current crisis – including a recent, but thankfully more contained, cholera outbreak starting in September last year – is of course…
UNICEF/UN061116/Knowles-Coursin
Briefings

Guidance Note 1: Contextual Factors and Risks to Cholera/AWD Transmission in Somalia and the Somali Region of Ethiopia

The purpose of this guidance note is to support UNICEF staff in understanding the contextual factors (the practices, behaviours, social norms and wider factors) that shape risks of cholera transmission, being able to separate the social and cultural factors from…
UNICEF, IDS and Anthrologica
2017
UNICEF/UNI155431/Ohanesian
Briefings

Guidance Note 2: Seeking Treatment for Cholera in Somalia and the Somali Region of Ethiopia: Contextual Factors

The purpose of this guidance note is to support UNICEF staff in understanding the contextual factors (the practices, behaviours, social norms and wider factors) that shape risks of cholera transmission, being able to separate the social and cultural factors from…
UNICEF, IDS and Anthrologica
2017
© UNICEF/UN0120005/Bradley
Background Reports
Field Notes

Cholera Fears Rise Following Atlantic Hurricanes

As hurricanes barrel through some of the most impoverished communities in the Western Hemisphere, and as floods ravage Yemen, Sierra Leone, Bangladesh and India, now is the time to rethink and prioritize cholera epidemic prevention and response. In the aftermath…
Scientific American
2017
UNICEF/UNI155431/Ohanesian
Evidence Reviews

Contextual Factors Shaping Cholera Transmission and Treatment-Seeking in Somalia and the Somali Region of Ethiopia

The drought in the Horn of Africa and the protracted conflict has created a humanitarian emergency that has led to a declaration of famine in several regions of Somalia and the Somali region of Ethiopia. As a result of depleted…
UNICEF/IDS
2017
UNICEF/UN061104/Knowles-Coursin
Evidence Reviews

The Aftermath of Aid: Medical Insecurity in the Northern Somali Region of Ethiopia

This dissertation explores the lasting effects of recurrent temporary medical humanitarian operations through ethnographic research in communities, clinical facilities, nongovernmental aid organizations, and governmental bureaucracies in the northern Somali Region of Ethiopia.
American University
2011
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
UNICEF/UNI179609/Logan
Foresight Papers

Water-Borne Cholera Outbreak in East Africa and the Middle East

Doctors are concerned that an outbreak of cholera, which began in 2015 and spread throughout east Africa and the Middle East, threatens to worsen with the upcoming rainy season.
Future Directions International
2016
UNICEF/UNI176936/Nesbitt
Background Reports

Historical Parallels, Ebola Virus Disease and Cholera: Understanding Community Distrust and Social Violence with Epidemics

In the three West African countries most affected by the recent Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak,resistance to public health measures contributed to the startling speed and persistence of this epidemic in the region. But how do we explain this resistance,…
PLOS
2016
UNICEF/UNI166880/Campeanu/WFP
Background Reports

Fuzzy Expert Systems and GIS for Cholera Health Risk Prediction in Southern Africa

Cholera (Vibrio cholerae) is endemic in southern Africa and frequently breaks out in epidemics along the eastern seaboard. Extensive resources are directed at combating cholera yet it remains a significant problem. Limited resources could better be directed to prevent outbreaks…
Environmental Modelling & Software
2007
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