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Why social science matters for humanitarian action – and how we can mobilise it

9th February 2017
We could not be more excited to be involved in the launch of Social Science in Humanitarian Action: A Communication…
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/UN024521/La Rose
Briefings

Local Engagement in Ebola Outbreaks and Beyond in Sierra Leone

Containment strategies for Ebola rupture fundamental features of social, political and religious life. Control efforts that involve local people and appreciate their perspectives, social structures and institutions are therefore vital....
IDS
2015
UNICEF/UNI176802/Ryeng
Briefings

Ebola, Politics and Ecology: Beyond the ‘Outbreak Narrative’

The origin of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has been traced to the likely confluence of a virus, a bat, a two-year-old child and an under equipped rural health...
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/UNI184967/La Rose
Evidence Reviews

Ebola: What Lessons for the International Health Regulations?

With more than 3000 deaths since the first case was confirmed in March, 2014, the international community has recognised Ebola as a public health emergency of international concern and a...
The Lancet
2014
UNICEF/UNI118042/Pirozzi
Briefings

Rebuilding After Catastrophe? A Missed Opportunity for Health and Social Change

Ebola is just one of the many crises the world faced through 2015, which also saw the Nepal earthquakes, Yemen civil war, South Sudan conflict and the Syrian refugee crisis...
HEART
2016
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
UNICEF/UNI159550/La Rose
Evidence Reviews

Ebola- Local Beliefs and Behaviour Change

The Ebola epidemic ravaging parts of West Africa is the most severe acute public health emergency seen in modern times. Never before in recorded history has a biosafety level four...
HEART
2014
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