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Meet the new SSHAP fellows from East Africa, West Africa, Southern Africa and Asia. The fellows will have the benefit…
28th April 2021
Best data practice recommendations for the use of technology for surveillance, fact-checking and coordinated control during crisis or emergency response.
How have existing inequalities and vulnerabilities affected India’s response?
How have COVID-19 disease control measures affected mobility and production practices, marketing opportunities, land control, labour relations, local community support and socio-political relations with the state and other settled agrarian or urban populations? This article reflects on five diverse cases…
How COVID-19 has intersected with and multiplied existing uncertainties faced by different vulnerable groups and communities in India
Formal welfare mechanisms are less able to reach these vulnerable groups.
Key considerations focusing on how conflict, displacement and inter-communal tensions may influence disease control in Myanmar.
Knowledge of, Attitudes toward, and Preventive Practices relating to Cholera and Oral Cholera Vaccine among Urban High-Risk Groups: Findings of a Cross-Sectional Study in Dhaka, Bangladesh
In endemic countries such as Bangladesh, consequences of cholera place an enormous financial and social burden on patients and their families. Cholera vaccines not only provide health benefits to susceptible populations but also have effects on the earning capabilities and…
Cultural Epidemiology of Pandemic Influenza in Urban and Rural Pune, India: A Cross-Sectional, Mixed-Methods Study
The objective of this study was to identify and compare socio-cultural features of pandemic influenza with reference to illness-related experience, meaning and behaviour in urban and rural areas of India. Cross-sectional, mixed-methods, cultural epidemiological survey with vignette-based interviews. Semi-structured explanatory…
The Rohingya, a Muslim minority group from the northern part of Rakhine State (formerly Arakan) in Myanmar, is among the most vulnerable of the world’s refugee communities. This study aims to shed light on gender-based violence among documented Rohingya refugees…
The objectives of the study are three-fold: to investigate who are vulnerable to welfare loss from health shocks, what are the household responses to cope with the economic burden of health shocks and if policy responses like state health insurance…
We evaluate the effectiveness of a post-conflict development programme on maternal health-care utilization in the Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh. Our work varies from conventional impact evaluation studies because of the inclusion of two post-conflict psychosocial risks: the household’s actual…