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UNICEF/UNI167963/Dunlop
Briefings

Contextualising Ebola Rumours from a Political, Historical and Social Perspective to Understand People’s Perceptions of Ebola and the Responses to it

This briefing explores how rumours about Ebola in Sierra Leone influences people’s perception and response to Ebola, from the political, historical and social perspectives. Despite the efforts of the World...
Ebola Response Anthropology Platform
2015
UNICEF/UNI166995/Jallanzo
Evidence Reviews

Children’s Ebola Recovery Assessment: Sierra Leone

Nearly half the population of Sierra Leone is under the age of 18 years and the impact of the Ebola crisis on their lives now and on their future opportunities...
Save the Children
2015
UNICEF/Torrecilla
Briefings

Ebola Can Be Transmitted Sexually for Weeks After Recovery – Education is Crucial

Conflicting messages on the length of time that Ebola remains in semen after recovery make education and prevention confusing. We need to avoid mixed messages and focus on girls’ rights,...
The Guardian
2015
UNICEF/UNI170648/La Rose
Evidence Reviews

Community Perceptions of Ebola Response Efforts in Liberia: Montserrado and Nimba Counties

This study aimed to support Oxfam’s Public Health Promotion (PHP) strategy through a rapid qualitative assessment of the remaining social barriers to compliance with Ebola prevention and treatment messages. At...
Ebola Response Anthropology Platform
2015
UNICEF/UNI167507/Jallanzo
Evidence Reviews

Village Responses to Ebola Virus Disease and its Prevention

The present document is the eighth and final report in a series presenting descriptive results of a survey of responses to Ebola and Ebola control in 26 villages in all...
Ebola Response Anthropology Platform
2015
UNICEF/UNI173706/Griggers
Evidence Reviews

Communication with Rebellious Communities during an Outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease in Guinea: An Anthropological Approach

This paper by Anoko J. N., reports on the success of a communication programme among 26 rebellious villages in Forest Guinea during fieldwork in June-July 2014. This was based on...
Ebola Response Anthropology Platform
2014
UNICEF/UNI167963/Dunlop
Evidence Reviews

Stigma and Ebola: An Anthropological Approach to Understanding and Addressing Stigma Operationally in the Ebola Response

‘Stigma’ is an umbrella term for the direct and indirect consequences of a number of processes that brand someone as different in ways that result in discrimination, loss of status...
Ebola Response Anthropology Platform
2014
UNICEF/UNI181589/Bindra
Evidence Reviews

Community-Centered Responses to Ebola in Urban Liberia: The View from Below

This working paper reports on a study to identify epidemic control priorities among 15 communities in Monrovia and Montserrado County, Liberia. Data were collected in September 2014 on the following...
Ebola Response Anthropology Platform
2014
UNICEF/Kesner
Evidence Reviews

The Opposite of Denial: Social Learning at the Onset of the Ebola Emergency in Liberia

This working paper reports on a study to identify the pace of Ebola-related social learning in urban and peri-urban areas around Monrovia, Liberia during August 2014, at the onset of...
Ebola Response Anthropology Platform
2014
UNICEF/UNI172242/Kesner
Briefings

Ebola: Limitations of Correcting Misinformation

This comment piece identifies problematic assumptions behind communication and social mobilisation strategies which rely on using biomedicine to correct local logics and concerns and which cast them as misinformation. The...
The Lancet
2015
UNICEF/UNI172243/Kesner
Briefings

Sierra Leone: Tracing Ebola in Tonkolili

When the Tonkolili District reported a new case of Ebola on 24 July 2015, it marked a change in the Sierra Leone Ebola response. A rapid response team was despatched...
WHO
2015
UNICEF/UNI171262/Bindra
Briefings

Sierra Leone: Inspiring Confidence and Trust in Ebola Care

In Sierra Leone’s Magazine Wharf, there are mixed perceptions around Ebola response systems. Ambulance services are met with especial scepticism. Many fear that a trip in the ambulance will end...
WHO
2015
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