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Omicron for Christmas: what was the experience in rural Zimbabwe?

10th January 2022
The Omicron wave peaked in Zimbabwe just before Christmas. Just as the spread of Omicron was dramatic and fast, its…
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As Omicron sweeps through Zimbabwe, how are people responding?

20th December 2021
As the Omicron variant of COVID-19 hits Zimbabwe, multiple impacts are evident. As Ian Scoones explores, rapid responses mean the…
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New COVID uncertainties in Zimbabwe

1st December 2021
The unfolding drama of the pandemic continues. With a new variant identified in the region (Omicron) thanks to the effective…
Credit: Felix Murimbarimba
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The politics of control in Zimbabwe’s COVID times

4th October 2021
The COVID situation in Zimbabwe is improving, but political tensions are rife and permeate all aspects of daily life in…
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What can we learn from attitudes towards veterinary vaccination in southern Uganda?

22nd September 2021
This blog presents findings from a study looking at whether experiences with livestock vaccination programmes affect engagement with human vaccination…
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What can social science research teach us about COVID-19 vaccine deployment?

15th September 2021
Global engagement is needed to acknowledge COVID-19 vaccine supply as a social justice issue, and demand for the scaling-up of…
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 assistance and its Early Response Mechanism. It draws on a…
Tackling Deadly Diseases in Africa
2021
Credit: Felix Murimbarimba
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COVID-19 spreads to rural Zimbabwe

11th August 2021
The number of cases and sadly deaths has surged across our rural study areas in the last month.
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Zimbabwe faces a COVID-19 surge: what is happening in the rural areas?

14th July 2021
The Zimbabwean government has imposed a new 'level 4' lockdown in response to rising cases and deaths.
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COVID-19 and economic transformation in rural Zimbabwe

18th June 2021
Zimbabwe’s COVID-19 situation looks uncertain, with localised outbreaks and a rise in infections south of the Limpopo in South Africa.
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Rural livelihoods in the pandemic: notes from Zimbabwe

17th May 2021
Coronavirus is not the major concern in Zimbabwe, where the total number of registered deaths on 7 May was 1,576
Field Notes

Responding to COVID-19 in Africa: Using data to find a balance – Part III Calls to Action

This report distills key insights from The Partnership for Evidence-Based Response to COVID-19 (PERC)’s third survey conducted in February 2021
Partnership for Evidence-Based Response to COVID-19 (PERC)
2021
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