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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…

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…

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…

Information Preparedness and Community Engagement for El Niño in the Eastern and Southern Africa Region frptes

El Niño can be viewed as a multi-hazard event, and considerations for information needs cut across different populations and risks, including direct weather-related hazards, reduced agricultural production, greater food insecurity and malnutrition, increased transmission of infectious diseases and effects on…

A Study of Socio-Cultural Practices and COVID-19 Preventive Measures in South Sudan

The study principally investigates whether the socio-cultural practices of South Sudanese influence their responses to COVID-19 measures that the Government of South Sudan has adopted to stop the spread of the virus. Its findings record the ways in which they…
University of Juba
Case Studies

Strengthening Health Information Surveillance: Implementing Community-Based Surveillance in Sudan

This case study explores the 2018–22 implementation of a national community-based surveillance (CBS) programme in Sudan. The programme was designed to meet critical needs of the existing health surveillance system. It aimed to empower communities to detect and contain public…

Key Considerations: Community-Based Surveillance in Public Health

Recent large-scale epidemics and pandemics have demonstrated the importance of engaging communities as partners in preventing, detecting and responding to public health emergencies. Community-based surveillance (CBS), which relies on communities to report public health information, can be an important part…
Journal Article

Darfur Refugees in Egypt: Suffering out of the Spotlight

Describes the conditions faced by Sudanese refugees in Egypt in recent history.
Research Paper

Political Economy of Violence Against Women in Sudan

Analysis of the main socio-economic, political and cultural factors contributing to the emergence and perpetuation of violence against women, especially in conflict-prone areas
Research Paper

The Sudan Uprising and its Possibilities: Regional revolution, generational revolution, and an end to Islamist politics?

Discusses parallels between the popular uprising in 2019 and Sudan’s two previous popular uprisings, the October Revolution of 1964 and the April Intifada of 1985
London School of Economics