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Search within Epidemic preparedness and response

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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/UNI166988/Jallanzo
Background Reports

Knowledge and Attitude towards Ebola and Marburg Virus Diseases in Uganda Using Quantitative and Participatory Epidemiology Techniques

Uganda has reported five (5) Ebola virus disease outbreaks and three (3) Marburg virus disease outbreaks from 2000 to 2016. Peoples’ knowledge and attitude towards Ebola and Marburg virus disease...
PLOS
2017
UNICEF/Naftalin
Briefings

Ebola Preparedness and Traditional Healers in South Sudan

This review focuses on the evidence on Ebola preparedness in South Sudan through an anthropological lens, looking at informal and traditional health care systems. It presents the evidence on how...
Institute of Development Studies
2018
UNICEF/UN0229875/Naftalin
Briefings

Uganda-DRC Cross-Border Dynamics

This brief summarises key considerations concerning cross-border dynamics between Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in the context of the outbreak of Ebola in North Kivu and surrounding...
SSHAP
2018
blog

Ebola outbreak in Eastern Congo: The political economy of the disease

8th April 2019
Anne ran for her life when she saw the nurses in their white uniforms searching for patients of Ebola. Anna…
blog

Resetting the Ebola response in Congo means trusting the people affected

4th June 2019
After more than 1,240 deaths since the Ebola outbreak was declared in the Democratic Republic of Congo last August, international…
UNICEF/UNI169359/Nesbitt
Briefings

A rapid qualitative study on preparedness and community perceptions, Yei River State, South Sudan

This research was commissioned by the EVD Preparedness Consortium comprising Save the Children, Concern Worldwide and Internews in South Sudan. It provides information on community perceptions about the Ebola outbreak...
ReliefWeb
2019
UNICEF/Shadid
blog

How the ‘disease of the radio’ is the next burden impacting the lives of those on the Uganda-DRC border

8th April 2020
In a remote village on the Uganda-DRC border, the collective memory of the last Ebola outbreak is very clear, but…
EU/ECHO/Martin Karimi | CC BY-ND 2.0
Case Studies

Rift Valley Fever: Local Knowledge, Health-Seeking Behaviours and Attitudes Towards Vaccination in Southern Uganda

This SSHAP Case Study illustrates how the Anthropological Exploration of Facilitators and Barriers to Vaccine Deployment and Administration During Disease Outbreaks (AViD) project supported veterinary public health non-governmental organisations (NGOs)...
SSHAP
2020
UNICEF/UNI312452
blog

Community engagement and vaccinations during the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo

10th December 2020
The 10th Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the second largest outbreak in the world, was declared…
Briefings

Key Considerations for Epidemic Response and Preparedness in Uganda

This technical brief was prepared by IDS in December 2020 to support the embedding of social science and anthropological perspectives in UK AID-supported Tackling Deadly Diseases in Africa (TDDA) technical...
Tackling Deadly Diseases in Africa
2021
U.S. Army Africa/FLICKR/CC BY 2.0
blog

What can we learn from attitudes towards veterinary vaccination in southern Uganda?

22nd September 2021
Veterinary vaccines play a key role in protecting both animal and public health through the reduction of animal-to-animal and animal-to-human…
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