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Key Considerations: Risk Communication and Community Engagement for Mpox Vaccination in Eastern DRC

This brief presents social and political considerations for the design and implementation of vaccination-related risk communication and community engagement (RCCE) strategies for mpox in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). A nationwide outbreak of mpox (clade I) was…
SSHAP
2024
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SSHAP West Africa Hub: Health Emergency Cycles and Social Context in West Africa fr

The SSHAP West Africa Hub brings together academics, humanitarian responders and public health practitioners primarily working in Nigeria, Senegal and Sierra Leone to explore socio-political and historical issues shaping crises, with the intention of enhancing national and humanitarian programmes seeking…
SSHAP
2024
Journal Article

Health in the Crossfire – Analyzing and Mitigating the Multifaceted Health Risks of the 2023 War on Gaza

Analysis of health-related risks of the war 2023 on Gaza is becoming essential as it goes beyond the physical and mental health impacts. This paper examines the multifaceted and escalating health risks associated with the ongoing war in Gaza, employing…
Public Health Research
2024
Journal Article

Mitigating Risks of Slow Children Development Due to War on Gaza 2023

The 2023 War on Gaza has inflicted significant hardships on children, posing severe risks to their physical, cognitive, emotional, and social development. This paper explores multifaceted approaches to mitigate these developmental risks, emphasizing the need for comprehensive support systems for…
International Journal of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences
2024
Journal Article

Children on the Gaza-Israel Border: Victims of War

This commentary in the journal Public Health Reviews highlights the impact of armed conflict on children at the Gaza-Israel border.
Public Health Reviews
2024
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Key Considerations: Effective Vaccine Rollout and Uptake in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone received its first shipment of 550,000 malaria vaccines in December 2023, marking a milestone for public health in a country that sees over two million hospital visits for malaria annually.1 Over the last 20 years, routine childhood vaccination…
SSHAP
2024
Infographics

Key Considerations: Child Engagement in the Context of Disease Outbreaks in Eastern and Southern Africa

This infographic summarises the insights from a recent key considerations brief on child engagement in the context of disease outbreaks in Eastern and Southern Africa. This brief explores why, when and how to engage children in the prevention, response and…
SSHAP
2024
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Key Considerations: Child Engagement in the Context of Disease Outbreaks in Eastern and Southern Africa arfrptessw

Effective child engagement strategies are essential to optimise the response to disease outbreaks and minimise their impact while ensuring children’s protection, well-being and resilience. When children understand disease outbreaks, they are better able to cope, contribute and recover. This promotes…
SSHAP
2024
Briefing

Key Considerations: Social, Structural and Community Dynamics of Cholera Transmission and Mortality in Ethiopia am

The current cholera outbreak in the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia began in August 2022. As of April 2024, active outbreaks had been recorded in most regions of the country, including: Amhara; Dire Dawa; Harari; Oromia; Southern Nations, Nationalities and…
SSHAP
2024
Journal Article

Psychosocial concerns in a context of prolonged political oppression: Gaza mental health providers’ perceptions

Abstract In this qualitative exploratory study, we investigated the perspectives of mental health providers in Gaza, Palestine, regarding the primary concerns of their clients who are exposed to low-intensity warfare and structural violence. We conducted qualitative interviews with 30 psychologists,…
McGill University
2022
Journal Article

Coping with trauma and adversity among Palestinians in the Gaza Strip: A qualitative, culture-informed analysis

Abstract In this article, we propose that coping is not only an individual property but also a structural feature. Coping shapes what is referred to in social network theory as multiplex networks, which are based on relations with multiple functions,…
Journal of Health Psychology
2018
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Trapped: The impact of 15 years of blockade on the mental health of Gaza’s children

In the past decade and a half, children in Gaza have endured six life-threatening situations – five escalations in violence and a pandemic – as well as a life-limiting land, air and sea blockade imposed by the Government of Israel…
Save the Children
2022
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