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SSHAP Fellows
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Meet the new SSHAP Fellows

Meet the new SSHAP fellows from East Africa, West Africa, Southern Africa and Asia. The fellows will have the benefit…
28th April 2021
UNICEF India/2021/Kuldeep Rohilla
Briefings

Smart Cities and COVID-19: Implications for Data Ecosystems from Lessons Learned in India

Best data practice recommendations for the use of technology for surveillance, fact-checking and coordinated control during crisis or emergency response.
SSHAP
2021
Infographics

COVID-19: Impacts of the Pandemic on Vulnerable Communities in India

How have existing inequalities and vulnerabilities affected India’s response?
SSHAP
2020
UNICEF Ethiopia/2017/Zerihun Sewunet

COVID-19 and pastoralism: reflections from three continents

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…
Routledge
UNICEF/Panjwani
Evidence Reviews

In-Focus: COVID-19, Uncertainty, Vulnerability and Recovery in India guhi

How COVID-19 has intersected with and multiplied existing uncertainties faced by different vulnerable groups and communities in India
SSHAP
2020
Infographics

COVID-19 Supporting Marginalised Populations in South East Asia

Formal welfare mechanisms are less able to reach these vulnerable groups.
2020
UNICEF/Sujan
Briefings

COVID-19 in the Context of Conflict and Displacement – Myanmar

Key considerations focusing on how conflict, displacement and inter-communal tensions may influence disease control in Myanmar.
SSHAP
2020
UNICEF/UNI186569/Pflanz
Background Reports

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…
BMC Public Health
2013
UNICEF/UN043342/UNICEF/UNI122066/Haque
Briefings

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…
BMJ Open
2014
Background Reports

Gender-Based Violence Among Documented Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh

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…
Indian Journal of Gender Studies
2014
UNICEF/UNI88943/Purushotham
Evidence Reviews

Health Shocks and Coping Strategies. State Health Insurance Scheme of Andhra Pradesh, India

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…
UNU-WIDER
2014
UNICEF/UNI142063/Greco
Evidence Reviews

Impact of Post-Conflict Development Interventions on Maternal Healthcare Utilization

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…
UNU-WIDER
2016
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